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Program Benefits

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On top of the benefits provided to all SUNY Upstate residents (visit www.suny.edu/benefits for a complete list), Anesthesiology Residents also receive:

 

  • Vacation and Meeting Day Allowances
    • 20 paid vacation/sick days per year
      • As per the American Board of Anesthesiology, residents may take a total of 60 vacation/sick days through their clinical residency (which does not include their preliminary year).
    • 5 paid meeting days per year
  • Sponsored Memberships
    • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • Journal Subscriptions
    • Anesthesia & Analgesia
    • Anesthesiology
  • Total Wellbeing Program
    • A Resident Assistance Program provided by NexGen, which includes counseling services, legal and financial consultations, and a virtual concierge that provides assistance in maintaining a healthy work/life balance

Continuing Medical Education Support

The Anesthesia Resident Continuing Medical Education Support throughout residency training is approximately $6,000/resident, and includes:

  • Education/Book Allowance (distributed each year of residency):
    • CA1 - $300
    • CA2 - $600
    • CA3 - $1000
  • All CA-1 residents are provided with the following textbooks/e-books in addition to their education/book allowance:
    • Clinical Anesthesia (Morgan & Mikhail)
    • Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Anesthesia
    • Clinical Anesthesia (Barash)
    • Faust Anesthesiology (Murray)
    • Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Review (Hall)
    • Anesthesiologists Manual of Surgical Procedures (Jaffe)
  • CA-2s & CA-3s receive the following books in their respective year:
    • CA-2: Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Principles & Practice (Hadzic)
    • CA-3: Big Blue (Jensen), Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management (Yao & Artusios)
  • Rotation specific lending library
  • TrueLearn and Pass Machine

Current Salaries, Starting July 1, 2019:

  • PGY1  — $54,113
  • CA-1   — $58,183
  • CA-2   — $60,886
  • CA-3   — $63,380

Money Goes Further

To give you an idea of how reasonable the cost of living is in Syracuse, we calculated how much money you would need to make to afford the same quality of life in 12 cities with academic medical centers, compared to what you need to make in Syracuse, NY.

  • $55,000 in Syracuse
  • $70,091 in Baltimore
  • $67,063 in Burlington, VT
  • $80,777 in Boston
  • $60,874 in Chicago
  • $82,527 in Los Angeles
  • $65,217 in Minneapolis
  • $73,407 in New Haven
  • $105,957 in New York City
  • $80,211 in San Diego
  • $94,073 in San Francisco
  • $68,759 in Seattle
  • $92,389 in Washington, D.C.

Calculations provided by salary.com

For more reasons to love the area around Upstate, check out our information page about Syracuse!

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