Stipends - Academic Year 2023-2024

The rate of resident stipends at Western Reserve Hospital is determined by the postgraduate year level of training. Stipend rates for Academic Year 2023-2024 year are as follows:

Level of Training Annual Salary
PGY -1  $     59,299.60
PGY -2  $     61,135.53
PGY -3  $     63,309.42
PGY -4  $     65,060.40
PGY -5 and above  $     66,664.63

Benefits & Resident Resources

This information is a summary of benefits available to residents. For candidates, you will receive a more detailed description of benefits upon acceptance of an invitation to interview with one of our residency programs. 

Medical and Dental/Vision insurance - several plan options are available to choose from at competitive rates. 

Malpractice/ liability insurance is carried on each resident by the hospital.

Life Insurance & 401(k) Profit Sharing are available to residents.

Short/Long Term Liability is available to residents.

Paid Time Off - 20 working days per year per approval of the program director (includes time off for illness, bereavement and vacation).

Educational Allowance - Residents receive $1,500 per academic year for reimbursement of educational equipment, supplies and fees.

Board Preparation Allowance - In PGY2, residents will receive $1,000 for reimbursement of approved board preparation expenses. 

MKSAP 19 -  Exam prep and continuous learning provided at no cost to incoming residents.

Educational Conferences - Residents are given 5 days of conference time each year for medical conventions and conferences outside the hospital. Travel and accommodation expenses are not included.

Life Support Certification Courses - These courses will be provided at no cost to the resident.

Moonlighting - PGY-2 and PGY-3 residents may engage in moonlighting activities, restrictions apply.

Lab Coats- Up to two lab coats are provided each year.

Parking - Provided at no cost.

In-House Gym - Weight lifting and cardio equipment on site. 

Resident Lounge - Space exclusively for residents with sitting areas, work stations, lockers, beverages, and large screen TV.