Residency Salary & Benefits

Salary Information


General Benefits

As employees of SHS, residents are eligible to participate in the following benefit plans: (Medical, Dental, Rx, Vision, Life and Disability, Long-Term Care, FSA/HSA, Wellness Programs, Employee Assistance Programs, OFLA/FMLA and Retirement plans). Coverage will begin on the first day of the month following employment.

Malpractice Insurance

SHS will provide, at no cost to the resident, professional liability insurance while participating in the Program. The professional liability insurance provided does not cover activities outside the program, i.e. moonlighting.

Leave Time

Residents are granted a 200-hour (25 day) ATO pool for all leave per contract year unless specifically limited as required for specialty board certification.

Medical License

Graduate Medical Education will reimburse residents for the cost of a “limited license” obtained from the Oregon Medical Board.


Graduate Medical Education will reimburse the fee for a full DEA license.

CME Allowance

For interns, Graduate Medical Education will reimburse for your COMLEX/USMLE Step 3 exam. In addition, each intern receives a $500 stipend and PGY’s 2-6 receive a $1000.00 stipend per academic year for educational purposes.

Membership Dues

Costs associated with required membership dues will be paid by Graduate Medical Education or your specific residency program.

Additional Benefits

Each resident will be provided with a Samarian issued laptop for work use during their residency/fellowship, lab coats, an alpha numeric pager, hospital full-access library, monthly meal stipend will be provided while working at each of the SHS hospitals, and a $300 wellness benefit option. In addition, housing will be provided while on mandatory rotations up in the Portland area.

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