Salary and Benefits

Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all of its House Staff. Stipends are reviewed annually and recommendations are made by the Graduate Medical Education Committee.

PGY1 $64,812.16 PGY5 $75,345.77 PGY 1-3 (3 weeks)
PGY2 $65,405.94 PGY6 $79,740.54 PGY 4-7 (4 weeks)
PGY3 $69,917.99 PGY7 $84,884.78
PGY4 $72,852.76 PGY8 $85,849.88


  • State and Federal Credentialing costs including malpractice insurance as a trainee
  • Health Insurance & Dental 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
  • HIV Insurance - Legal Services Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Tax-Sheltered Accounts – TIAA - CREF
  • Benefit costs are shared between the Hospital and the House Staff based upon options selected.

For specific details on benefit options contact the Lifespan Benefits office 401-444-5265.

Other Benefits

  • Temporary Disability / Temporary Caregiver Insurance (TDI/TCI – State of RI managed programs)
  • On-Call meals (residents only) 
  • Employee assistance program
  • Lab coats and scrubs (per departmental policy) 
  • Employee activities and discount programs
  • Laundry (per departmental policy) 
  • Fitness and wellness center on site
  • On-Call rooms and Float Call room 
  • Free notary public (located in GME office, Aldrich 126)
  • On-Campus day care center Bright Horizon’s Children’s Center (401) 454-0312
  • Employee health services
  • Taxi Voucher Program
  • Paid and unpaid leave of absence
  • Professional leave
  • Banking facility and ATM Machine on premises
  • Payroll deductions for U.S. Savings bonds
  • Direct deposit to any bank
  • House officer loan program
  • Free employee parking
  • Courtesy shuttle service to the parking lots