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Salary & Benefits

Paid Vacation 3 weeks paid vacation
Insurance
  • Malpractice: Provided by the State of West Virginia's "Comprehensive Liability Insurance Policy"
  • Group Term Life :  One and one-quarter percent ( 1 1/4 % )of annualized stipend with a minimum of $50,000 plus a $10,000 basic life insurance policy for a total of at least $60,000. Additional life insurance can also be purchased for the resident/fellow and their dependents.
  • Health: Variety of plans/costs ranging from $85/month to $520/month depending upon coverage and tobacco use status
  • Flexible Benefits: Dental/Vision.  All are pre-tax dollars.
  • Social Security: Employee and Employer pay social security taxes. International medical graduates who provide a copy of his/her J-1 Visa to administration will be exempt from social security taxes
  • Workers' Compensation: Coverage is provided.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: Provided to resident at no charge.
Sick Leave Residents accrue 15 days of sick leave annually.
Parking Free
Meals On - call meals are provided by the hospital
Book Fund PGY I: $500.00 annually
PGY II - PGY V: $1,000 annually
ATLS/ACLS/PALS Training

Provided

Salary

PGY I: $52,000
PGY II: $53,000
PGY III: $54,000
PGY IV: $55,000
PGY V: $56,000

F-1: $55,000 
F-2: $56,000
F-3: $57,000
F-4: $58,000

Plus a $2,000 Signing Bonus for Categorical Positions NRMP Matched

Other Benefits
  • Retirement: Residents can contribute to retirement plan however it is not matched by the company.
  • Marshall Rec Center membership with optional discounted rate for spouse.
  • Discounted laundry rate at White Way Cleaners ($8 per white lab coat).
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In addition to the salary and benefits afforded all Marshall Housestaff, the Department offers additional benefits for residents:

Conference Time: Each resident in the PGY II year and above will be granted up to 5 working days to attend educational and/or professional conferences. Unused conference days are forfeited.

Textbooks & Conference Stipend: The department provides a number of textbooks appropriate for each level of training. The text list is reviewed annually. In addition, a stipend can be requested to offset the cost of attending the APA Annual Conference if a Resident is approved for a poster/presentation. The Resident must request approval to attend the APA, provide his/her poster/presentation approval notification, and receive authorization by the Program Director before travel arrangements are made. In the PGY 2-4 years, the Department pays the membership fees for residents to join the APA. The dues are waived for the first year of membership.

Other conference stipends may be available for reimbursement if the Resident is presenting, but this requires pre-approval by the Program Director. For those not approved, these costs can be considered for reimbursement through the Resident’s Book Fund.

Travel Support for Presentations: The Department is committed to supporting resident's academic scholarly activity and as a result, has dedicated funds annually to support the travel of resident physicians who are presenting their work at conferences or educational venues. Residents can apply receive a grant from these dedicated educational funds to support costs of presenting at conferences.

Educational Leave: Residents who are elected or appointed to state or national medical organization leadership roles are granted educational leave to attend annual meetings and conferences.