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Salary Information

2016-17
(26 pay periods per year)
PGY 1 — $45,448
PGY 2 — $47,320
PGY 3 — $49,816
PGY 4 — $52,312
PGY 5 — $54,392
PGY 6 — $56,680

Health Insurance
As a Samaritan Health Services employee, residents are eligible to participate in the benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability). Coverage will begin on the first day of the month following employment. Learn more about the health insurance offered to our employees.

Leave Time
Residents receive 20 days of paid leave each academic year. Leave time can be taken in increments of one to five days. No more than five days can be taken from a rotation. It is highly recommended that five days be set aside for CME activities and specialty college meetings.

License
The Office of Medical Education will reimburse residents for the cost of a limited license obtained from the Oregon Medical Board of Examiners.

Malpractice Insurance
Samaritan provides, at no cost to the residents, the required professional liability insurance while participating in the program. The professional liability insurance provided does not cover activities outside the program, such as moonlighting.

CME Allowance
The cost associated with COMLEX or USMLE Step 3 will be covered by the Office of Medical Education, in addition PGY-1 residents will receive $500 for continuing medical education purposes. All other levels of training will receive $1,000 per academic year for continuing medical education. This includes, but is not limited to, books, applications, simulation models and other clinical tools. The CME allowance may be utilized to purchase a tablet once per residency, all purchases over $500 must be approved by the applicable program director.

AOA & Specialty College Membership
Residents are required to remain active members of the American Osteopathic Association and their specialty college. Costs associated with membership dues will be paid by the Office of Medical Education.

Meals
Residents will receive $100 per block to be spent at cafeteria throughout the Samaritan system. Any amount leftover at the duration of a block will be rolled over into the next block.