Resident Salaries

Residency stipends are determined each year by the College of Medicine.

Effective July 1, 2015, the annual stipends for residents on the SUNY Upstate Medical University payroll are:

Year Salary
PGY-1
$50,061
PGY-2
$53,821
PGY-3
$56,318
PGY-4 $58,622

Insurance

Family medical insurance is provided along with malpractice coverage and life insurance.

Vacation Days

Housestaff members receive:

  • 15 paid days vacation in the first year
  • 15 paid days vacation in the second year
  • 16 paid days vacation in the third year
  • 18 paid days vacation fourth year