Summary of Benefits


  • State and federal credentialing costs, including malpractice insurance as a trainee
  • Health insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island)
  • Dental insurance (Delta Dental)
  • Vision insurance (EyeMed Vision)
  • Pharmacy benefits (Express Scripts)
  • Comprehensive voluntary pet insurance available through Pets Best Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance
  • Employee Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional HIV Insurance and Legal Insurance available
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Tax-Sheltered Accounts - TIAA - CREF
  • Temporary Disability/Temporary Caregiver Insurance (TDI/TCI - State of RI managed program)
  • Up to $150 of annual reimbursement per household for fitness-related expenses, including gym membership, home fitness equipment, and wearable fitness devices including Fitbit activity trackers via Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • 3-weeks of annual paid vacation for PGY1-3
  • 4-weeks of annual paid vacation for PGY4-8



  • Employee health services
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee activities and discount programs
  • Fitness and wellness center on site
  • House officer loan program
  • Dedicated Pathology On-Call rooms and Float Call room
  • Hospital scrubs
  • Two embroidered white coats
  • Laundry service for white coat and scrubs
  • Free notary public
  • On-site banking services and ATM services on premises via Citizens Bank
  • Free employee parking and courtesy shuttle service to the parking lots
  • Cab/taxi reimbursement program
  • On-campus day care center (Bright Horizon's Children's Center)


Pathology Department:

  • Hospital laptop during residency
  • Individually assigned resident desks with built-in drawers, file cabinet, lighting, shelving, and work surface for each resident
  • Olympus CX41 Phase Contrast Polarized Light Microscope at each resident desk with annually scheduled servicing and calibration
  • Pathology resident room with library at each affiliated site
  • $600 annual book fund
  • Subscription to ExpertPath and RISE exam preparatory materials (ASCP Question Bank)
  • $25 monthly cafeteria allowance
  • Keurig® K-2500® Plumbed Commercial Coffee Maker in break room adjacent to the RIH Resident Room
  • Nuance Dragon Medical speech recognition software with every resident laptop (with PowerMic III microphone) and grossing stations
  • Brown University ID Card
  • Access to Brown University facilities, such as gyms and libraries
  • Discounted and free software through Brown University
  • RIPTA UPass with your Brown ID; ride RIPTA buses and trolleys for free
  • Travel stipend (up to $2000) for presentation and conferences on first-authored research

Resident/Fellow Salary, 2022-2023

PGY-1 $64,812.16

PGY-5 $75,345.77

PGY-2 $65,405.94

PGY-6 $79,740.54

PGY-3 $69,917.99

PGY-7 $84,884.78

PGY-4 $72,852.76

PGY-8 $85,849.88