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Stipend Levels and Benefits For 2017-2018

Residency Stipend Levels
R-1     $54,443
R-2     $56,761
R-3     $59,189
R-4     $61,627
R-5     $64,321
Fellowship Stipend Levels
First Year         $69,265.32
Second Year    $72,590.05
Third Year        $76,074.38

Housing Allowance (available for WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital family medicine residency ONLY)
$500/month added to resident paycheck

Salary Advance 
Generous salary advance available
Moving expenses reimbursed from your educational allowance

Pre-tax Spending Accounts
Opportunity to pay for health care and child care on a pre-tax basis

Residency PTO (Paid Time Off)
R-1     12 days
R-2     12 days
R-3     17 days
R-4     17 days
R-5     17 days
Fellowship PTO (Paid Time Off)
First Year         17 days
Second Year    17 days
Third Year        17 days

Educational Leave
All levels, five days

Interview Time
All levels, five days throughout residency
Thereafter, charged 1/2 PTO/1 interview day

Educational Allowances
R-1    $1,600.00 (Dental & Preliminary General Surgery)
R-1    $1,850.00 (All Others)
R-2    $1,500.00
R-3    $1,500.00
R-4    $1,650.00
R-5    $1,700.00

Leave of Absense 
WellSpan’s leave of absence policy applies to all residents/fellows
Family medical leave provided for up to 12 weeks
Short term disability is provided 

Pension Plan Credit for Residents Employed by WellSpan Health
WellSpan provides credit for residency/fellowship time served to residents/fellows employed by the system immediately following residency/fellowship

Malpractice Insurance
Provided

Health Insurance
WellSpan Plus (POS/PPO), WellSpan Standard (POS/PPO), or WellSpan High-Deductible (HDHP) health plans. 
Resident/fellow pays portion of premium

Domestic Partner Benefits
Health, dental and vision plans available to domestic partners

Other Insurances
Dental and vision insurance (resident/fellow pays portion of premium)
Disability and term life insurance (free to resident/fellow)
Voluntary group auto, home and pet insurance (easy access, competitive rates)

Living Quarters
On-call quarters furnished in hospital
Permanent residence provided by resident/fellow

Meals
Each resident/fellow will be provided with a swipe card on July 1
Dental residents will receive $1,680/academic year (July 1 through June 30) for meals
All other residents/fellows will receive $2,400/academic year (July 1 through June 30) for meals

Child Care Referral Service
Contracted vendor who provides assistance to residents/felllows needing to find child care in the community

Laundry
Lab coats provided
Free laundering of lab coats per OSHA regulation

Parking
Free to resident/fellow

Library
Professional librarians
Free literature searches
24-hour access

Pharmacy
Free prescriptions for resident and immediate family via the WellSpan Pharmacy (retail/outpatient).  Not all prescription medications are covered - please check with the pharmacist regarding eligibility.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A confidential counseling program for residents/fellows and immediate family members

Family Help Fund
Provides no interest loans and grants for family emergencies

Recreation
Employee Recreation Association available

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