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Wilmer Residency Benefits

Benefits Overview

Annual Stipend, FY 2015 - 2016:

First year (PGY-2):$54,000
Second year (PGY-3):$56,261
Third year (PGY-4):$58,735

The Fiscal Year 2015 fringe benefit rate for house staff has not yet been determined. The rate will include 8.0% for social security, as well as an additional percentage for workmen's compensation, benefits administration and other fringe benefits as listed below:

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 403(b) Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Uniforms
  • Disability Insurance
  • General Administrative Cost
  • Parking Subsidy
  • UMPs Registration
  • Book and equipment fund: $800 per year from Wilmer
  • ACGME Annual Charge Per House Officer

Please note that only those house officers who receive taxable income (salary/wages) are eligible for the Dependent Care Reimbursement Account and the 403(b) Retirement Plan, including institutional contribution. Those receiving compensation in the form of fellowships (stipends- G/L 654001) are not eligible.

Vacation:

3 weeks per academic year and 1 week over Christmas or New Year (4 weeks total). Plus 2 educational meeting days each year. Residents may also take additional time off to present their research at national meetings upon approval from the Program Director.

Sanford Greenberg Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Jennifer Thorne Appointed President-elect of American Uveitis Society- 5/17/16

Dr. Ingrid Zimmer-Galler Elected to the ATA College of Fellows- 5/13/16

Dr. Arevalo Launches New Book at ARVO 2016- 5/09/16

Dr. Elia J. Duh is elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation- 4/28/16

Dr. Maria Valeria Canto Soler Wins BrightFocus Award for Macular Degeneration Research- 4/27/16

Three Wilmer Faculty Voted Most Influential in Field of Ophthalmology- 4/22/2016

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu Wins Pisart Award for Significant Achievement in Vision Science Research- 4/21/16

Dr. Eghrari Receives Alcon Early Career Research Award- 4/13/16

Dr. Quigley Honored by American Glaucoma Society- 4/11/16

Dr. Ian Pitha Awarded Grants for Glaucoma Research- 4/11/16

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