WellSpan Medical Education

Stipend Levels and Benefits For 2023-2024

Residency Stipend Levels
R-1     $65,464
R-2     $67,954
R-3     $70,963
R-4     $74,181
R-5     $77,731
Fellowship Stipend Levels
First Year        $81,406
Second Year    $85,691
Third Year       $94,333

Moving Expenses 
Moving expenses reimbursed up to $500.

Pre-tax Spending Accounts
Opportunity to pay for health care and childcare 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 Absence 
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

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

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

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/fellows needing to find child care in the community

Lab coats provided
Free laundering of lab coats per OSHA regulation

Free to resident/fellow

Professional librarians
Free literature searches
24-hour access

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

Employee Recreation Association available

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