Stipends & Benefits

Stipends & Benefits

The RESIDENT/FELLOW agrees to undergo a physical examination which includes drug screening as well as screening for nicotine product use before the beginning date of the Contract with the results reported promptly to the residency director. It is agreed that final acceptance of the RESIDENT/FELLOW and continuation in the program is contingent upon the results of such examination being satisfactory to the residency director and the SYSTEM. Any future or further medical examinations are at the sole discretion of the residency director, and the RESIDENT/FELLOW agrees to undergo these examinations as requested. It is understood and agreed that a breach of this provision shall result in immediate termination from the residency program.

Stipends - Academic Year 2014-2015
Sample Resident Contract (PDF format)

The rate of resident stipends at Summa Health System is determined by the postgraduate year level of training. Stipend rates for the 2014-2015 academic year are as follows:

Level of Training

Annual Salary

Hourly Rate

PGY - I

$50,962

$24.50

PGY - II

$52,604

$25.29

PGY - III

$53,713

$25.82

PGY - IV

$55,440

$26.65

PGY - V

$57,380

$27.58

PGY - VI

$58,788

$28.06

PGY - VII

$60,622

$29.14

PGY - VIII

$62,380

$29.99
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