Salary and Benefits
Effective 2020-2021 Academic Year
Checks are issued bi-weekly and distributed through department offices. Direct deposit is offered for immediate access to funds via electronic fund transfer.
A comprehensive insurance benefits program is provided to all members of the graduate staff and their families. Health Care Connection is a flexible benefits program, which gives you the ability to select your own benefits from a choice of three plans. Each of the plans offers a medical plan, which includes hospitalization, major medical and prescription drug coverage. In addition, dental coverage, life insurance, short-term disability, disability and a health care spending account are provided. However, there are some medical/dental plans that require an employee contribution.
Professional Liability Coverage: The Hospital shall provide Graduate Staff Member (GSM) with adequate professional liability insurance that shall cover GSM while rendering professional services within the scope of his/her employment and appointment pursuant to this Agreement including after completion of the program(s) if the alleged acts or omissions of GSM are within the scope of his/her employment. Professional liability insurance for special rotations outside of the Hospital, including outside electives, is subject to the approval of the Program Director and the Graduate Medical Education ("GME") Office. In instances where the Program Director identifies such special rotations as being critical to the overall educational program, the Hospital may elect to extend professional liability coverage. Additional information regarding professional liability insurance coverage provided to GSM is available from the GME office upon request.
Vacation: Four weeks.
Sick: Five days.
Meal Allowance: Meal cards are provided to members of the graduate staff when on-call.
On-Call Facilities: Newly renovated on-call rooms with showers are provided to graduate staff when on-call.
Uniforms: Uniforms are provided with laundry service.
Benefit Plans Overview
Benefits office: 718-670-1334 or 1335