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Residency Program


Facts and Figures

Compensation
CMHS provides a competitive salary and benefits package to our residents. Salaries for 2017-2018 are as follows:

  • PGY1 $50,000
  • PGY2 $55,000
  • PGY3 $60,000
  • PGY4 $65,000
  • PGY5 $70,000
  • Chief Resident $75,000

Educational allowance
Residents receive a competitive stipend for each academic year to put toward continuing medical education expenses, including but not limited to educational courses, books, subscriptions, learning modules, and educational software. Additional learning resources are available through the program.

Health insurance
Residents are eligible to participate in the Community Memorial Health System benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability). Coverage will begin on the first day of the resident contract. 

Leave time
Residents receive 20 days of paid leave each academic year.

License
Residents must apply for a California medical license and a DEA license. The program covers these costs.

Malpractice insurance
Community Memorial Health System provides, at no cost to the residents, the required professional liability insurance while participating in the program. The professional liability insurance provided does not cover activities outside the program, such as moonlighting away from a CMHS facility.

Medical licensing exam
Residents are required to take their final medical licensing examination. The cost of required exams is covered by the program. They must pass this exam prior to advancing in the program.

Additional benefits
Please see the CMHS Benefits Handbook for information on additional benefits.