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Perks and Benefits

Stimulating Training Environment

Upstate Medical University is an academic medical center with the area's only children's hospital, Golisano Children's Hospital at University Hospital which has already attracted several outstanding pediatric faculty-physicians. Life-saving operations, breakthrough research, and cutting edge education occur every day while visiting experts and scientists from around the globe regularly present opportunities that challenge and inspire.

Excellent Salary and Benefits

Residents attest to overall satisfaction with the pay, benefits and extras. Other amenities include an on-site fitness center, on-site child care, and a state of the art medical reference library. Note that residents are all represented by the UUP which offers outstanding benefits.  

Consumer Choice Award Winner

University Hospital has been recognized repeatedly as one of the best hospitals in the area, according to the National Research Corporation.

Nationally Recognized Programs

Our clinical programs have been singled out for state and national recognition including those for cancer, diabetes, stroke, burn, trauma, poison, child abuse prevention and AIDS treatment.

Robust Research Enterprise

More than $30 million in biomedical research is under way at Upstate. Studies include endocrine disorders, orthopedics, vision, cancer, brain and spine, and developmental issues.

Frequent Social Events

Each year there are many opportunities to get together with friends and colleagues. Some of the more popular events include annual retreats at each level to remote destinations, department sponsored dinners, family picnics, and the graduation dinner in June. These events are a great time to socialize, laugh, and learn more about each other in informal settings.

PL2 Retreat

Low Cost of Living and Great Place to Live

It's not just a great place to train, Syracuse continues to be recognized nationally as a great place to live. Fortune Small Business ranked Syracuse 59th on its "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" list, US News and World Report lists Syracuse on its "Best Places to Live" list. Syracuse is repeatedly voted one of the Nation's top places to live, raise a family and launch a career.