Salary and Benefits

Below you will find a summary of the salary and benefits offered to our residents. This summary is not intended to be contractual and is subject to change.

2017-2018 Annual Salary

PGY-1 $51,500
PGY-2 $52,500
PGY-3 $53,500
PGY-4 $54,500
PGY-5 $56,500
EMS Fellow $54,500

Sports Medicine Fellow

$54,500


Insurance and Retirement Programs

*Also available to residents' eligible dependents
Health* (costs shared)

Effective upon formal start date of residency training

Aflac Voluntary Coverage* - Hospital, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance

Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment

Dental* Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment
Vision* (voluntary) Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment
Flexible Spending Accounts

Effective upon formal start date of residency training

Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment
Supplemental Life (voluntary) Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment
Dependent Life* (voluntary) Effective first of the month following 30 days active employment
Sick Leave/Short and Long Term Disability

Effective first day of orientation

Worker's Compensation

Effective upon employment

Retirement Plan (funded by WMed)

Effective upon employment

403(b) Savings Program (voluntary)

Effective upon employment


Time Away from Work

Vacation (21 days annually) Effective Upon Employment

Up to 3 paid days off to take the USMLE Step 3 and 2 paid days off to take the COMLEX Level 3 exams on one occasion during residency

Effective Upon Employment

Professional Development Allowance

Effective Upon Employment

Up to 3 paid days off and reimbursement for allowable travel and meeting expenses for research presentation at professional meeting

Effective Upon Employment

Family/Medical/Parental (FMLA)

Following 12 months and 1,250 hours of service

Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military

Effective Upon Employment

Personal Leave

Effective Upon Employment


Training

BLS/ACLS and required recertifications (all Residents)

Effective Upon Employment
PALS, ATLS, FCCS, ALSO, FLS & Neonatal Resuscitation (specified programs) Effective Upon Employment


All of the following are effective upon employment:

  • Resident Counseling Svc./Employee Assistance Plan*
  • Annual fitness club stipend (taxable benefit)
  • Food stipend
  • Call rooms provided for residents taking night call
  • Free parking at WMed Oakland Drive Campus and hospitals
  • New white coats annually, upon request
  • Full digital library access including UpToDate®
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine faculty appointment, rank of Instructor
  • Educational Limited/Controlled Substance License fees paid by WMed
  • Professional Liability Insurance paid by WMed
  • Moving Loan
  • USMLE Step 3 and COMLEX Level 3 Loans