Residents are employees of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and affiliated with Columbia University Irving Medical Center. With these affiliations come many benefits!


For the 2023-2024 year, salaries are:

  • PGY1: $81,000
  • PGY2: $89,700
  • PGY3: $97,000

Additional benefits:

  • Living supplement $7,500 annually
  • Lyft credits $2,000 annually
  • Meal credits $2,160 annually ($180 per month)
  • Living supplement $7,500 annually
  • Lyft credits $2,000 annually
  • Meal credits $2,160 annually ($180 per month)

Health Care and Insurance

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) provides graduate staff (residents and fellows) and their enrolled eligible dependents with hospital and medical insurance benefits, vision, and dental plans. Long-term disability and professional liability insurance is provided at no charge to the house staff. Basic life insurance of $100,000 is also provided at no cost to the house staff employee. Additional options include spending accounts, legal and financial services, and a tax-sheltered annuity plan (408B). Dependent spending accounts and financial planning are also available. Detailed information on all benefits is available through the NYPH Graduate Medical Education Office at 212-305-6081


Residents are provided with 28 days of paid vacation time, allotted in two two-week spans per year. 


Parking is available for house officers and residents can choose to have garage fees automatically deducted from their paychecks if parking is desired. There is a patrolled garage on 165th Street and Fort Washington Avenue.

Security Escorts

Escorts to the parking garage and to Columbia housing is available 24 hours a day. The area from 168th Street to 174th Street along Fort Washington and Haven Avenues is patrolled 24 hours a day by Columbia University Security motorized vehicles.


Shuttles operate to all offsite facilities from NYPH/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Access to Resources

The Columbia University Irving Medical Center's Augustus C. Long Library has an extensive collection of periodicals, journals, books, and references and is accessible 24/7 with a valid CUIMC ID. All residents have access to UpToDate, DynaMed, Cochrane Library, and a variety of online resources. Medical informationists are available for residents through the contact form. There are several 24-hour study venues on the medical school and undergraduate campus. You can reserve library study spaces in advance.

Ancillary Services

IV Team and Phlebotomy Team: 24 hours a day, 7 days/week.