Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine | Education

Benefits and Policies

Housestaff Salaries 2012-2013

  • EM-1        $51.084.00

    EM-2        $52,478.00

    EM-3        $54,059.00

    EM-4        $57,116.00


  • Four (4) weeks vacation per year, plus time off during winter holiday
  • Medical insurance from a choice of several comprehensive plans
  • Dental, vision and prescription plans
  • Liability/Malpractice insurance
  • Hospital parking
  • Membership in the American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP), Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA), and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) for all 4 years of residency
  • Step 3 USMLE test fees
  • Annual PA medical training license and DEA license
  • Annual $250 CME stipend for textbooks and other learning resources
  • Funding for all senior residents to attend the ACEP Scientific Assembly
  • Funding to present original research at national meetings
  • Access to Penn athletic facilities
  • Access to Penn library system

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