Programs differ in number of years required for completion. However, the annual compensation is the same for each program in each residency year.

Salaries for 2020 – 2021
R1 $ 59,321.60
R2 $ 61,110.40
R3 $ 62,940.80
R4 $ 64,812.80
R5 $ 66,757.19
R6 $ 68,759.91
R7 $ 70,822.71
R8 $ 72,947.39


  • On-site child development center
  • On-site fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Free uniforms and laundry service
  • Option to join credit union and tax-deferred annuity program
  • In-training examination fees

Vacation and Leave Time

  • First year residents: two weeks of vacation and 5 personal days
  • Advanced residents: three weeks of vacation and 5 personal days


  • Liability insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Life insurance equal to your annual stipend
  • Long-term disability insurance following 180 days
  • Social security
  • Workers compensation
Graduate Medical Education - Residency & Fellowship Manual

Manual and Contract

View the official resident manuals and contract. The manual offers program details, information on pertinent Pennsylvania laws, and descriptions of departments that work with the residency programs. The sample contract is the same as those signed by all hospital residents.
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