Salary & Benefits

Below are the currently offered stipends for residents during the 2024-2025 academic year:

  • PGY1: $62,000 + $1,000 sign-on bonus + $1,400 meal stipend
  • PGY2: $64,000 + $1,000 professional development fund + $2,400 meal stipend
  • PGY3: $66,000 + $1,500 professional development fund + $2,400 meal stipend

Professional Development

  • Up to $3,000 for attending conferences and presenting research
  • Up to $500 annually for membership dues/fees


  • State of Indiana Postgraduate Training Permit
  • Specialty-specific Board Preparation Packages (ABFM/ABIM or Osteopathic equivalent)
  • PALS/NRP (Family Medicine Only)
  • USMLE or COMLEX STEP III (one attempt when taken during training)
  • Specialty-specific (ABFM/ABIM or Osteopathic equivalent) Board Exam (one attempt when registered before graduation)


  • Dental, Medical, and Vision Insurance Coverage options for resident and eligible dependents available the first day of Orientation
  • Salary Continuation Program (in lieu of Short-Term Disability)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Malpractice/Professional Liability Insurance (including “tail” coverage)
  • Term Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Vacation and Leaves of Absence

  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • Up to two weeks paid sick leave
  • Up to two weeks paid bereavement leave
  • Up to six weeks paid Caregiver, Medical, or Parental Leave (with an extra week available for extension or paid vacation with program director approval)

Northwest Health sponsors only J1 visas at this time.

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