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Salary & Benefits

The Department of Surgery is delighted to extend a wide variety of benefits for our residents, including:

  • Three weeks of vacation per year for interns
  • Four weeks of vacation per year for other residents
  • Free participation in meetings of the Cleveland Surgical Society
  • Stipends are available for presentation of scholarly work at national meetings
  • Participation in the Residency Committee and in applicant recruitment
  • Insurance coverage:
    • Health/dental
    • Malpractice
    • Disability
    • Additional family coverage available
  • Annual Departmental Retreat
  • Online system for communication, teaching and recording case logs
  • Access to hospital and medical school libraries
  • Scrubs provided and laundered by the hospital
  • Meal money for all on-call periods
  • Optional two years of research

Graduate Medical Education Benefits

The Graduate Medical Education office maintains a comprehensive detailed list of up to date resident benefits and salary. Stipends are increased by the GME office annually.