SALARY AND BENEFITS

Below you will find general salary and benefit information for residents and fellows at The Wright Center.

SAMPLE AGREEMENTS

SALARIES (Academic Year 2016-2017)

Residency

  • PGY1 — $53,872
  • PGY2 — $54,872
  • PGY3 — $55,872

Fellowship

  • PGY4 — $58,552
  • PGY5 — $58,766
  • PGY6 — $60,529

Benefits are subject to change on an annual basis.

HEALTH

  • Highmark Blue Cross provides health insurance
  • All employees have a $500 deductible PPO plan
  • The Wright Center pays 80% of the premium
  • You may search www.highmarkbluesheild.com to find a provider in your area

DENTAL

  • Guardian provides dental insurance
  • Dental coverage annual maximum is $1500
  • You may search www.guardiananytime.com to find a provider in your area
  • The Wright Center pays 100% of the premium for individual dental coverage. If you wish to coverage dependents you are responsible for the difference in premium.

VISION

  • Davis Vision provides vision insurance
  • The Wright Center pays 100% of the premium for individual coverage. If you wish to cover dependents you will be responsible for paying the difference between the premiums.

LONG-TERM DISABILITY

  • Sunlife provides long term disability coverage
  • The Wright Center pays 100% of the premium
  • The Wright Center provides coverage that pays a benefit of 60% of your earnings to a maximum monthly benefit of $5,000 per month

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

Flexible spending accounts (FSA) provide you with the opportunity to set aside pre-tax dollars for certain out-of-pocket health care, dependent daycare, adoption expenses and transportation costs, thereby lowering the amount of income tax you pay through payroll.

RESIDENT VACATION LEAVE

Vacation leave is outlined in the resident’s contract as follows:

  • Three weeks first year
  • Three weeks second year plus one week educational leave
  • Three weeks third year plus one week educational leave
    • The conference stipend for R-2’s and R-3’s will be a maximum of $1,500.00 for a five-day conference, with prior approval. Lesser amounts of conference time may be taken; for example, a three-day conference. Only the conference, hotel and travel expenses, not to exceed the amount stated above, will be reimbursed for shorter conferences. Conferences will require prior approval by the program Director or Associate Program Director and should be presented to the GME Office well in advance of the scheduled conference.

RESIDENT HOLIDAY LEAVE

The following days are Wright Center Resident Official Holidays:

  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

UNIFORMS

The Wright Center provides labs coats to residents at no cost.

ACLS/BLS/PALS TRAINING

To be eligible to start residency training residents must demonstrate current certifications in basic and advanced life support as required by their training programs.

BOOK ALLOWANCE

Upon entry into their second year of training, residents are eligible for up to $400.00 for books/educational materials. All receipts must be presented for reimbursement.