Salary and Benefits

For information about salary and benefits, please visit the Lifespan Graduate Medical Education page.

Briefly, here is a listing of the salaries  in 2020. These typically increase by a small percent annually.
PGY1 - $61,270
PGY2 - $63,640
PGY3 - $66,290
PGY4 - $69,410
PGY5 - $74,420

Additional Benefits

  • Lead: All residents are provided with personal radiation protection including lead aprons or vests/skirts combination at no cost
  • Books: AAOS comprehensive review, AAOS questions, OKU, Skeletal Trauma, Handbook of Fractures, amongst others.
  • iPads: A brand new iPad Mini is provided to all incoming interns. The hospital electronic medical records are easily accessible from both iPads and smartphones
  • Gym membership: All residents are offered athletic memberships to either the Brown University Gym or the YMCA with multiple convenient branches, including one at Rhode Island Hospital
  • Meals on Call: Residents are provided a monthly stipend for food at the hospital with extra stipend provided for every 24 hour call
  • Orthopedic Call Rooms: There are dedicated Senior and Junior Orthopaedic Call Rooms available to on-call residents at all times and are equipped with beds, bathrooms, showers, and up-to-date computers 
  • Brown Facilities: Physicians training in Brown affiliated residency and fellowship programs are issued a Brown University Identification faculty/staff card and have access to all of the facilities at Brown University and the Warren Alpert School of Medicine.