are highlights of the benefits offered by the New Jersey Medical School. Click here for a more in-depth description of housestaff benefits:
New Jersey Medical School provides a comprehensive salary which gives
residents the flexibility of living on either side of the Hudson River.
(Effective September 1, 2017)
PGY 1 - $60,243
PGY 2 - $64,326
PGY 3 - $68,264
PGY 4 - $72,250
PGY 5 - $74,168 (if staying for categorical chief year)
have access to health insurance, prescription drug program, dental
care, disability insurance, and life insurance. An educational stipend
of $500.00 is provided for books and journals yearly. In addition,
residents are given $600.00 to attend resident orientation in June
Housestaff receive employment contracts valid for a maximum of one year. The contract refers to the duration
of appointment, salary, training level (PGY), vacation, health benefits,
liability coverage, uniforms and the obligations of the appointee
- Up-to-Date and MD Consult is
offered for free to the housestaff as well as a database of recent
clinical guidelines; full text journal articles available on-line
resources are available at all three institutions or from home and have free access to journals and textbooks such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Pediatrics, Harrison's or Nelson's.
- Links to Micromedex,
Lippincott, medical textbooks and full text journal articles are available
in the East Orange VA's computerized medical record.