Contracts and Benefits

Stipends for 2017-2018: (Reviewed annually)

PGY-1: $59,260

PGY-2: $60,310

PGY-3: $61,370

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH) provided an additional $1,500 to help defray the costs of the Wisconsin licensing, DEA, and exam fees. This is dispersed in two installments; $750 on the December 31 paycheck and $750 on the June 30 paycheck. This is a taxable benefit.

Time Off

Vacation: 15 Workdays annually

Illness: 5 Workdays annually

Education days: 5 Workdays annually

Leave of Absence: Available in accordance with the MCWAH Leave of Absence policy and the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act with prior approval of the program director. Leave of absence may alter the advancement and/or graduation date in accordance with the time away allowed by the ABFM and the program’s leave policy.


Coverage is provided through the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH) for a monthly fee. These include:

  • Dental Plans
  • Health and Prescription Plans
  • Life and Accidental Death
  • Long Term Disability

View MCWAH’s benefits package, including information on the benefits, conditions & terms of employment

Professional Liability Insurance

Coverage is provided at no cost to residents.

Other Benefits

  • Continuing medical education funds
  • Fully funded Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Life Support Obstetrics (ALSO), and Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications
  • Laptops for use throughout residency program
  • Meal cards for call shifts
  • Paid American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) memberships
  • Orientation pay for session prior to contracted start date