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Salary & Benefits


Resident stipends are parallel to the salaries of similar level residents at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Cost of living increases also parallel that system.

  PGY 1
2018-2019 $53,070
View our 2018-2019 Contract Draft for more information.


  • Four weeks annual paid vacation per year. Vacations are generally taken in one week blocks Monday through Friday with weekends on both sides without medical responsibilities. This equals four nine-day vacation periods/year.
  • Subsidized health and dental insurance. The hospital underwrites a variety of individual and family plans with modest payroll deductions. $50,000 life insurance is provided.
  • Relocation allowance up to $500 per IRS guidelines.
  • ACLS, PALS, Neonatal Resuscitation, ALSO and ATLS certification available.
  • Access to SUNY Upstate gym and fitness center (campus activities building).
  • Free parking.
  • Discounted prescription medications for residents and families provided by Kinney Drugs at Franciscan Pharmacy.
  • Discounted food in hospital cafeteria. Simple snacks and juice are available at all times in the resident lounge. The residency also provides lunch for all conferences, lectures and meetings.
  • Two white laboratory coats.
  • Email and computer access. Residents have unlimited medical library access at St. Joseph’s as well as SUNY Upstate. This includes 24-hour online access to full text journals and other electronic media.