Benefits and Salary

The following is an overview of the benefits and salary provided for our interns, residents and fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year.


Interns, residents, fellows and their families receive Blue Cross and Blue Shield or HMO health insurance— including major medical, prescription and dental health coverage—during the contract year. Additional benefits include:

  • Professional liability and disability insurance.
  • $255 per year book allotment fund.
  • Two weeks (10 days) of paid vacation annually.

PCOM does not provide living quarters for interns, residents or fellows.


Salaries are dependent upon postgraduate year (PGY) of training. The salary scale for the 2015-2016 academic year is as follows:

PGY-1 $50.500
PGY-2 $52,500
PGY-3 $53,500
PGY-4 $54,500
PGY-5 and higher $55.500


Educational Resources

Interns, residents and fellows have access to PCOM's 60,000-volume medical library, online access to the Medline database and online access to every medical library in Pennsylvania.


Department of Graduate Medical Education

Department of Graduate Medical Education
4190 City Avenue, Suite 409
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 1-800-778-4723