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Resident Salaries and Benefits

All residents are employees of Upstate Medical University, as such, salaries and benefits are established by the Graduate Medical Education Office.

House Staff salaries are listed here

Residents also receive a monthly meal allowance and are eligible for health, dental, and vision coverage. A variety of retirement investment plans are available to residents, with matching funds provided by the medical university.


While resident education is the highest priority in a residency program, moonlighting may be permitted under certain circumstances, with the written permission of the department chair and program director.