Pennsylvania Hospital provides
residents with a comprehensive offering of benefits. For more
information, please see the categories below.
Meals are provided free-of-charge for all house staff while
they are taking in-house on call. There are comfortable on-call
facilities as well as a house staff lounge. Conference funds
are available and housing is affordable and available within
walking distance of the hospital. On site parking is provided
to all interns and residents. In addition, public transportation
is accessible to the hospital.
Disability insurance is provided for all house staff as a
benefit and is transferable upon completion of residency requirements.
The disability plan includes a non-testing policy and is available
for all house staff regardless of any pre-existing condition
including HIV. Each resident receives malpractice insurance,
covering all professional activities related to regularly assigned
duties. Life insurance in the amount of the annual salary is
Library facilities provide 24-hour access to major journals
and textbooks. Photocopying equipment is available. House staff
may also use library facilities at the University of Pennsylvania
and the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Hospital is on-line with University of Pennsylvania's
academic information computer system. Computer terminals in
the Medical Library and at each residency program provide access
to health information databases and the Internet for academic
and clinical research.
For those interested in history, the hospital also has a historical
library which dates back to 1762 and is the nation's first
Pennsylvania Hospital provides its employees with a comfortable,
safe, and friendly working environment. Upon request, a security
officer will escort an intern, resident, or student to the
parking garage or to a distance of up to two blocks from the
Affiliations and Accreditations
Pennsylvania Hospital is a member of the University of Pennsylvania
Health System. The hospital is approved for postgraduate training
by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education in the
following programs: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, and Vascular Surgery. The Neurology
and Psychiatry Programs have merged with the University of
Pennsylvania Health System. Although these programs are based
at the University of Pennsylvania, residents will have clinical
rotations at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Policy of Non-Discrimination
Pennsylvania Hospital provides health services to all persons
regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin,
or handicap. We are an affirmative action employer.