Benefits & Compensation

As of 2021, Northwell is currently providing the following salaries to residents:

  • PGY-1              $74,000

  • PGY-2              $76,000

  • PGY-3              $78,000


In addition, the organization also offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits for you and your dependents, including:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short- and long-term disability

  • Life insurance


Retirement: All residents and fellows are eligible for a 403(b)-retirement savings account, that allows you to save money pre-tax.


Vacation: 20 days of paid time off per contract year.


Uniforms/Swag: we provide scrubs and white coats, as well as one swag item such as fleece or sweatshirt


Meal Allowance: approximately $190 is added monthly to supplement food expenses.


Academic Stipend: $1000 per resident for expenses related to any reasonable academic mission. Most commonly, residents use these funds to offset the cost of Step 3.


Subscriptions: ACEP membership; EMRA membership; EMRAP; and Rosh Review Question Bank are all paid for by the residency


PGY-1 Summer Conference: Every incoming PGY-1 class will be financially supported to attend the annual NYACEP Conference at the Sagamore Resort in Lake George. This is really a nice summer getaway at a beautiful resort, and serves as a great opportunity to meet new interns from across the region, spend quality time with your own classmates, and learn a few academic things along the way.


PGY-3 ACEP Conference: We will fund attendance for all PGY-3 residents to national ACEP conference, held annually in October. Past locations have included Boston, Washington DC, Dallas, Las Vegas, Seattle, and San Diego.


Support to attend conferences: at any time throughout residency training, if any scholarly activity is accepted for presentation to a national or regional conference, the residency program will fund and support your attendance.