Graduate Medical Education Salaries & Benefits

How much do medical residents make?

UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate attempts to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally. Here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas.

Salaries for GME Programs

Academic Year 2023-2024

PG1 - $68,000
PG2 - $71,000
PG3 - $74,000
PG4 - $77,000
PG5 - $80,000
PG6 - $84,000
PG7 - $87,000
PG8 - $91,000
PG9 - $94,000

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Residents and Fellows Benefits

Financial Incentives

  • Paid time off, including four weeks paid vacation, 5 days for personal illness
  • Meal support
  • Free white coats and laundry service
  • Free parking and shuttle service
  • Baystate Health Retirement Plan
  • Professional liability insurance, including "tail coverage"

Health and Wellness

  • Health, prescription, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) for eligible health care expenditures
  • $200 fitness/weight management reimbursement
  • Term life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Work-life and wellness programs: Back-up child care, Employee discounts, Farm shares, and more

Professional Development

  • Fee for a Massachusetts limited medical license
  • Tuition assistance of up to $2,500/year
  • Professional meeting leave not deducted from vacation time

Support Services

  • Employment Assistance Program for employees, spouses/partners
  • Reimbursement for adoption services
  • Group legal service plan

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