Housing & Benefits


The Housing Services Office recognizes the challenges involved in the search for affordable housing in and around New York City and strives to be a resource for faculty, students, and staff at the medical center. For more information about employee and faculty housing (including house staff), please see http://redaf.med.nyu.edu/housing/facstaff. For more information about off-campus housing suggestions, please see http://redaf.med.nyu.edu/och.


Salaries for the 2012-2013 academic year are approximately the following:

  • PGY-1: $59,488
  • PGY-2: $61,821
  • PGY-3: $66,487
  • PGY-4: $68.685


Residents are paid through Bellevue and NYU, shifting payroll locations every year. Benefits for each institution differ slightly though both the hospitals provide full medical and dental benefits. Further details regarding the benefits will be available during orientation.


Residents are entitled to four weeks paid vacation per annum. Such vacation shall be taken at a time in agreement with the provisions of the vacation policy of the Residency Training Program and the annual rotation schedule.


Residents are entitled to medical, family, personal and educational leaves. A leave of absence may be granted for up to one year. Conditions, such as appropriate medical clearance, must be met before the resident can return. In addition, at the time leave is granted, the Residency Training Program Director will establish a deadline by which the resident must request termination of the leave for a place to be held in the appropriate class.

Professional Liability Insurance

Residents shall be provided with professional liability insurance coverage for the duration of training. Such coverage shall provide legal defense and protection against from claims reported or filed after the completion of the Residency Training Program. Such insurance coverage does not extend to outside employment.

Medical and Disability Insurance

Medical and disability insurance benefits will be made available to the Resident in accordance with the employee benefits of NYU Hospitals Center or Bellevue Hospital Center depending on which institution has the Resident on its payroll at the time. The medical and disability insurance benefits are described in the new employee orientation materials of each hospital.


Lab coats and scrubs are supplied and laundered by the hospitals.

Educational Services

The Medical Center has extensive resources for the enhancement of graduate education. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has kept pace with the advancement in modern technology and provides state-of- the-art computer facilities for use by its resident staff. These facilities include bibliographic search, word-processing, database software, image scanners and slide production products designed to increase the efficiency of the resident. In addition, NYU School of Medicine's Ehrman Medical Library contains up-to-date collections of journals and texts. Computers and online access are provided to residents in the conference/work rooms at each hospital.