Stanford Health Care STIPENDS & BONUSES


YEAR             ANNUAL               PER MONTH

PGY-1             $66,393.60            $5,532.80

PGY-2            $69,763.20            $5,813.60

PGY-3            $75,067.20            $6,255.60


Moving allowance (new hires only) $3,000
Annual educational allowance $2,000
Cell phone allowance $1,000 * 
Complimentary unlimited food allowance at O'Connor Hospital
Housing stipend $7,200 per year (paid as $600 monthly) 
Cost of initial CA MD license and renewals* 
Cost of initial DEA and renewals* 
Cost of USMLE III for interns*
Medical, dental, vision, and long term disability insurance provided
1% annual bonus based on completion of a Quality Improvement Project

Program Perks

  • 2 protected Resident Retreats annually (1 day Fall, 2 Night Spring)

  • Annual AAFP membership during residency

  • Fund attendance and provide service coverage to attend scholarly conferences if presenting

  • Other goodies: Residency program jackets, program-wide social events, etc.  

Health Care

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (including co-pays) are covered

  • Medication prescriptions (including co-pays) are covered if received at Medical Plaza Pharmacy (211 Quarry Rd)

  • Access to Stanford Integrative Medicine clinic which may include free massages

  • Discounted care for spouses and families  

  • Residents can participate in online health initiatives to earn up to $500 in wellness incentives to be used towards any health related expenses.

Other benefits

* Please see housestaff Policies and Procedures for full details.