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Maimonides residency & fellowship benefits

Highly Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits Package


Maimonides Medical Center residents are members of the Committee on Interns and Residents (CIR), a union representing house staff officers in the United States. Salary and benefits are discussed and arranged after a process of review and discussion in conjunction with CIR representatives. As a result, Maimonides offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

The current benefits became effective January 1, 2008. Please refer to the benefits section of your individual residency or fellowship program for more details.

Benefits include:

  • A comprehensive medical care plan is provided through the Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield POS Plan. It is administered by the CIR. Either individual or family coverage is available for a small monthly fee.
  • Pharmacy services through co-payments.
  • Dental coverage is provided through Guardian. There is a minor monthly fee.
  • Vision plan through CIR
  • Life, Disability, Malpractice, Travel and Accident Insurance (Group Life, short- and long-term disability insurance fully paid by the hospital)
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance
  • 403-b Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans (Prudential and TIAA-CREF)
  • Vacation: 4 weeks annual vacation (must be approved by the chair or program director on a case-by-case basis taking into consideration academic requirements and scheduling needs of the department)
  • Medical Education Benefits:  Up to $500 in the final year of residency for conferences or board review courses.
  • Discounted employee parking; free parking when on-call
  • Free legal services covering immigration service and other areas
  • 11 Holidays
  • 12 Sick days
  • 1 Personal day
  • Up to 5 Bereavement days
  • 3 Marriage leave days
  • Maternity and family leave
  • 1 Paternity day
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Lab coats, lockers and free meals when on-call

For more information, please click on the CIR Box below to be redirected to the CIR Website and select Maimonides Medical Center: