Each resident's contract year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year. Salaries and benefits are reviewed yearly, and Susquehanna Health is committed to remaining competitive with other Pennsylvania residency programs.
|First year||three weekend calls (Fri., Sat., Sun.)/month*|
|Second year||two to three weekend calls/month*|
|Third year||zero to two weekend calls/month*|
*Plus two night float rotations during each year of residency
Flexible benefit plan. Optional dental, vision, family health coverage. Tax-exempt healthcare and dependent care accounts can be created.
Each resident's benefit totals full salary plus $5,000.
Long-term disability insurance
Coverage for resident; provides 60% of salary if disabled.
Professional liability (malpractice) insurance
Covers resident at Williamsport Regional Medical Center and other hospitals in Pennsylvania.
Fifteen paid working days away each year.
Six each year (Independence, Labor, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and Memorial days.)
Paid sick leave
Ten days maximum each year.
Maternity and paternity leaves
Granted by written policy.
Up to five working days away and expense reimbursement up to $2,000 each year.
Practice site visitation days
Five paid working days can be taken in resident's second and/or third years.
Available to second-and third-year residents, including competitive positions and salaries in Susquehanna Health.
Provided without charge to residents at Williamsport Regional Medical Center cafeteria (value approximately $4,000/year).
Upon presentation of receipts, incoming residents are granted up to a maximum of $5,000 allowance to facilitate the transition from student to resident.
White coats and free laundering
Six coats are provided.
For residents' spouses both within Susquehanna Health and in the greater community.
Discounted day-care fee
Available to residents' children using licensed child-care centers.
KidCare service Available for residents' ill children who require supervision on the Pediatric unit during the residents' working hours.
Of recreation/health promotion activities at local facilities.
Boards fees paid by the program as stated in policy.
Eligible semi-annually when hospital meets performance criteria.
When interviewing for residency in Williamsport, complimentary hotel lodging and a resident-hosted meal for one night, followed by breakfast and lunch at the hospital the next day, are provided. Second visits are encouraged, and one night's lodging and meals will be provided.
For more information about either our residency or clerkship programs, please call, toll-free at 800-837-2011 or write to:
Williamsport Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program
699 Rural Avenue
Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701