Salary and Benefits and More...

Residents at SUNY Upstate Medical University receive a competitive for a one-year, July-to-June program plus fringe benefits including health insurance and three weeks of paid vacation.

Enjoying Syracuse: The Heart of NY

Visitors to Syracuse, New York, are often surprised to find the conveniences of a big city and the comforts of a small town. Syracuse offers an enviable combination of outstanding quality of life and affordable living. Our residency program puts you in the heart of New York's fourth-largest city.

Culturally Rich

Our campus is adjacent to Syracuse University and is part of the dynamic hub known as "University Hill." Our practice site is just four blocks from downtown Syracuse, which offers a rich cultural life including a symphony, opera company, professional theater, several museums, and the historic Armory Square district with many fine restaurants and unique shops.

Natural Wonders at Your Doorstep

With four distinct seasons, recreational opportunities abound. Many lakes, parks, and golf courses are within a few minutes of Syracuse. Within an hour's drive are Lake Ontario, the Finger Lakes region (producing world famous wines), the Thousand Islands, and Adirondack Mountain vacation areas.

Find out more: About Syracuse and Central New York