Salary according to PGY level.
PGY 1 - $55,858
PGY 2 - $58,168
PGY 3 - $62,789
PGY 4 - $64,965
Health Benefits: Residents can select their health coverage from the same insurance company list offered to NYC employees. There are options for individual and family coverage from most of the major health insurance companies.
Vacation is for one month.
Residents at Harlem Hospital also receive additional 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:
Dental, optical, obstetric and childbirth benefits
Life and disability insurance
COBRA and prescription benefits
Mental health benefits for psychotherapy for residents
Detailed information is available at cirseiu.org/cir-member-hospitals/harlem/
The Professional education plan reimburses residents for educational expenses upto $650 per year. Qualified expenses include
Medical Books, Tapes and DVDs
Medical journal subscriptions
Work related equipment (PDAs, ophthalmoscopes)
Medical License fees
Dues for Medical Specialty Societies
Subscriptions for Medical Specialty Journals
Medical License Application Fees
Medical License Examination Fees
Specialty Board Examination Fees
Additional benefits for attending conferences are limited to $1500. 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. Details of this and other benefits are also available at their website: www.cirseiu.org
Columbia Library: Columbia University Library system is one of the largest academic libraries in United States. All residents have access to them with the Columbia ID and online account.
Columbia University Email: @columbia.edu email address.
Information Technology: Discounts in computers, electronic devices and free software downloads. Corporate discounts on various mobile carriers.
Columbia Book stores, gym membership. Working Advantage also offers incredible discounts on Broadway Theatre, theme parks, hotels, sporting events, family events, online shopping, gift certificates, seasonal ski tickets and more!