Resident Benefits and Perks

Johns Hopkins Employee Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation plus one-week professional leave
  • Maternity/paternity policy
  • Retirement Plan 403(b)
  • Dependent Care Account

Learn more about resident benefits.

Resident Education Fund

Resident Education Fund allowances are given to residents in the PGY-1 through PGY-5 levels. The allowances range from $1,000 to $1,500 annually and may be used for courses, meetings, journals, books, personal otoscopes, United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 fees and photography charges.

Other Perks

All residents are appointed Fellows of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and can take advantage of graduate student discounts on many social activities and performing arts programs on and off campus. Other benefits include:

  • Subsidized parking fee
  • In-Service Exam paid for by the department
  • Free membership to the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • Free membership to BoardVitals
  • Travel funding for residents presenting at conferences
  • Free gym membership at the on-campus Denton A. Cooley Center and at the GBMC campus
  • Free lab coats and loupes
  • Quarterly ‘Perspective From the Other Side of the Table” Dinners with program directors and invited faculty
  • Semi-annual dinners with Dr. Eisele
  • Sponsored resident events such as camping trips, annual pool party, Baltimore Running Festival relay
  • Annual book club (recent selections: Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by K. Anders Ericsson; However Far the Stream Flows: The Making of the Man Who Rebuilds Faces by Kofi Boahene; When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi