Residents at Harlem Hospital receive benefits through the Committee of Interns and Residents, which is the largest housestaff union in the country representing over 13000 residents.
CIR provides a comprehensive package of healthcare related benefits that are available to all residents in additional to healthcare insurance that is provided through the hospital. Benefits from CIR include:
The Professional education plan reimburses residents for educational expenses up to $650 per year. Qualified expenses include:
Additional benefits for attending national/international conferences are limited to $1,500 during the course of residency training. For residents who are invited to present their research at national conferences, there is additional departmental support available through the GME Committee.
Additionally, residents have access to legal services through CIR. A detail of this and all other benefits is available at: