Primary Care & Social Internal Medicine Residency

Salary and Benefits

Residents in the Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine Residency Program are eligible for the same salary and benefits.


PGY1: $55,900
PGY2: $58,200
PGY3: $62,800
PGY4: $65,000
Chief Resident Differential: $4,000

Meals and Uniforms 

House officers receive allowance for three meals a day, seven days a week. 

Uniforms and laundering of uniforms are provided.


House officers receive 4 weeks of vacation each year.

Sick Leave 

Short-Term Disability: 2/3 of annual salary up to $1,300 per week.

Long-Term Disability: 60% of annual salary up to $2,000 per month to age 70.


Approximately 38% of the residents live in Montefiore housing. 19% live in other areas of the Bronx, 25% live in Manhattan, and 18% live in other surrounding boroughs.

Efficiency, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments can be rented at moderate rates in 2 modern apartment buildings adjacent to the Moses Division. A new apartment house in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, 15 minutes from the Moses Division, is reserved for house staff. A shuttle service to and from this area is provided by the hospital. The House staff Office maintains a list of additional housing in the neighborhood.


  1. Malpractice
    Malpractice insurance coverage is provided by Montefiore Medical Center.
  2. Medical
    A flexible Employee Choice Program gives you the opportunity to tailor benefits to your needs as well as those of your family. Includes hospitalization, surgical, major medical and prescription drugs. There are three plan options plus a selection of 5 HMOs or waive coverage.
  3. Dental
    There are three plan options from which to choose, including orthodontia in two plans and a dental maintenance organization.
  4. Employee Life Insurance
    Seven options ranging from $10,000 to 5 times your annual salary.
  5. Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    Matching employee life insurance benefit to a maximum of 2 x pay or $100,000.
  6. Dependent Life Insurance
    2 options or waive coverage.

Long-Term Care 

Various option offering daily benefits for nursing home care and adult day care.

Optical Plan and Hearing Aid Program 

After 1 year of service.

Sick Leave 

Short-Term Disability: 2/3 of annual salary up to $1,300 per week.

Long-Term Disability: 60% of annual salary up to $2,000 per month to age 70 or five years, whichever is less. 

Reimbursement Account 

Health care and dependent care reimbursement account.

Voluntary Annuity (PVA) 

Participation in this voluntary tax-deferred annuity program through salary reduction allows you to defer a portion of your pre-tax earnings. Taxes are deferred until withdrawal. 

Educational Stipend 

House officers receive a $500/year stipend for educational purposes.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Why Incarceration Matters for Medical Care
Aaron Fox, MD & Ross MacDonald, MD
8:00 AM: 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Contact Us

Erin J. Goss, MD, AAHIVS
Program Co-Director  

Shwetha V. Iyer, MD
Program Co-Director 

Josephine Byfield
Program Administrator
718 920-2627 

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