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Salary and Benefits


Below are the 2023-2024 salaries associated with each post graduate year (PGY) for RUSH University Medical Center:

PGY-1: $64,383

PGY-2: $66,611

PGY-3: $70,793

PGY-4: $74,430


  • Up to two wellness days and up to five sick days per academic year 
  • Free covered garage parking at RUSH University Medical Center.
  • Free individual health and dental insurance. Residents can add additional family members at a low cost.
  • Right of voluntary participation in the Medical Center's Vision Plan
  • Free mental health care (psychotherapy and medication management)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Short and long term disability
  • Paid maternal and parental leave
  • Annual bookstore stipend
  • Funding for presenting at national conferences
  • Funding to help cover board exam fees and board review materials
  • Free food for Wednesday didactics 
  • Food stipend for on call shifts
  • On-campus daycare
  • On-campus fitness center 

For more information regarding benefits for house staff, please visit:

Graduate Medical Education House Staff Benefits and Services website.

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2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 563-1212

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