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

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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.

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.

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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 to remote destinations, department sponsored dinners and dances,family picnics, and the graduation dinner. These events are a great time to socialize, laugh, and learn more about each other in informal settings.

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, the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac includes Syracuse in the top 10 percent on its 'Best Places to Live' list. Syracuse is repeated voted one of the Nation's top places to live, raise a family and launch a career.

Benefits
  • Major medical insurance
  • Prescription Plan
  • Dental & Vision insurance
  • Incredible retirement plan
  • Book stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexibility scheduled vacation
  • Free meals while on call
  • On-site athletic facilities
  • On-site day care center
  • Spouse support group
  • Free tickets to cultural and sports events
  • Membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Intern, PL-2, and PL-3 retreats