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Podiatric Residency Benefits

Salary (adjusted annually)

  • First year residents: $50,553
  • Second year residents: $53,000
  • Third year residents: $57,000

Vacation (paid)

  • First year residents: Three weeks
  • Second year residents: Three weeks
  • Third year residents: Four weeks 


  • Five days
  • $2,000 per year

In Addition, included in your training are the following:

  • ACLS (advanced cardiac life support)
  • Practice Management

Book Allowance/Technology

  • $300 per year is allotted as a book allowance
  • $1,000 technology allowance to 1st year residents

Moving Allowance/Relocation

Up to $1,000 reimbursement is available to first year residents, payable on receipt of allowable expense receipts.

Lab Coats/Scrubs

Two monogrammed lab coats are provided to first year residents, and two sets of scrubs.


Insurance is available to choose from at the standard rate for an employee specifc to health, vision, and dental. Healthcare coverage begins on the first day of employment. Family coverage is available.

In addition to health, vision, and dental, the following insurance are offered.

  • Life insurance is provided at two times annual salary (residents are able to purchase ADL coverage for self and family)
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Disability insurance

Other Podiatric Residency Benefits

  • APMA membership dues
  • PRESENT web-based lectures
  • Meals are provided free to on-duty residents
  • Funded Global Health Track

Saint Joseph Health System also offers a broad range of other benefits (403(b) retirement plans, legal plans, adoption program, etc.) for residents to purchase, or participate in, at minimal cost.*

*The above information is for your reference only. Eligibility, benefits and conditions are governed by the applicable plan document or policy and are subject to change at any time.

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