Stipend & Benefits

Residency South Wing Closeup2016-2017 Resident Stipends & Benefits

2017-2018 Residency Stipend Levels

R-1: $54,443
R-2: $56,761
R-3: $59,189

Housing Allowance

$500/ month added to resident paycheck

Salary Advance

Generous salary advance available
Moving expenses reimbursed from your educational allowance

403(b) Plan Participation

Pre-tax and after tax employee contributions to a Retirement Savings Plan account (403(b) plan)

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

Educational Leave

All Levels: 5 days/ per academic year

Interview Time

All Levels: 5 days throughout residency
Thereafter, charged 1/2 PTO/1 interview day


6 Standard Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day. July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas. (If you are scheduled to work on the holiday you will be scheduled for a day off at the earliest day available).

Educational Allowances

R-1: $1,850.00
R-2: $1,500.00
R-3: $1,500.00

Leave of Absence

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

Malpractice Insurance


Health Insurance

Choice of three health plans reflecting different coverage levels and resident contributions. One of the plans is a high deductible plan with a Health Savings Account option.
Resident pays portion of premium

Other Insurances

  • Choice of two dental plans and one vision plan
    • Resident pays portion of premium
  • Disability and term life insurance
    • Free to resident
  • Voluntary individual auto, home and pet insurance as well as access to other individual insurances such as short term disability and critical illness coverage.
    • Easy access, competitive rates, Resident pays premiums

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
Residents will receive $2,400/academic year (July 1 through June 30) for meals


Lab coats provided
Free laundering of lab coats per OSHA regulation


Free to resident


Professional librarians
Free literature searches
24-hour access

Employee Assistance Program

A confidential counseling program for residents and immediate family members

Employee Wellness Program

A confidential wellness program providing incentives and lower medical premiums can be earned for participants

Employee Recreation Activities

The Employee Recreation Activities department provides discounted logoed items, discounted event and attraction tickets and employee trips.

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This search will provide you with WellSpan Medical Group and Northern Lancaster County (Ephrata) Medical Group primary care physicians and specialists. If we don’t have a WellSpan Medical Group physician to meet your criteria, the search will expand to include community physicians who partner with WellSpan Medical Group physicians through the WellSpan Provider Network or provide care to patients on the Medical Staffs of WellSpan’s Hospitals.


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