Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Salary and Benefits

Residents in ACGME training programs are employed by the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH). Please visit their website for additional information:


The Board of Directors of MCWAH establishes stipends for housestaff. The stipend levels for the academic year beginning July 1, 2019 are:

PG1 - $60,900
PG2 - $61,980
PG3 - $63,070

Departmental Benefits

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides the following benefits to residents:

  • Courses
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS)
    • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS)
  • EM2 residents attend the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Conference
  • EM3 residents attend the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) Conference
  • Fall and Spring annual resident retreats
  • Per resident Continuing Medical Education (CME) Fund
    • EM1: $500 book fund
    • EM2: $100 book fund, $1,500 travel fund
    • EM3: $100 book fund, $1,500 travel fund
  • Provided membership
  • Lab coats and scrubs