Salary & Benefits

Paid Vacation 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Malpractice: Provided by the State of West Virginia's "Comprehensive Liability Insurance Policy"
  • Group Term Life :  One and one-quarter percent ( 1 1/4 % )of annualized stipend with a minimum of $50,000 plus a $10,000 basic life insurance policy for a total of at least $60,000. Additional life insurance can also be purchased for the resident/fellow and their dependents.
  • Health: Variety of plans/costs ranging from $85/month to $520/month depending upon coverage and tobacco use status
  • Flexible Benefits: Dental/Vision.  All are pre-tax dollars
  • Social Security: Employee and Employer pay social security taxes. International medical graduates who provide a copy of his/her J-1 Visa to administration will be exempt from social security taxes
  • Workers' Compensation: Coverage is provided
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: Provided to resident at no charge
Sick Leave Residents accrue 15 days of sick leave annually
Parking Free
Book Fund $1,000 annually
ATLS/ACLS/PALS Training Provided

PGY I: $55,000
PGY II: $56,000
PGY III: $57,000
PGY IV: $58,000
PGY V: $59,000

F-1: $58,000 
F-2: $59,000
F-3: $60,000
F-4: $61,000

Plus a $2,000 Signing Bonus for Categorical Positions NRMP Matched

Other Benefits
  • Retirement: Residents can contribute to retirement plan however it is not matched by the company
  • Marshall Rec Center membership with optional discounted rate for spouse
  • Discounted laundry rate at White Way Cleaners ($8 per white lab coat)
Contract Sample Contract
  • The Department of Neurology pays for laundering all neurology resident lab coats.  Lab coats can be dropped off – and picked up after being laundered – in the Neurology office.
  • Each PGY2 resident is provided 2 textbooks to use throughout residency
    • Clinical Pediatric Neurology: A Signs and Symptoms Approach - Gerald M. Finchel
    • Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology - Allan H. Ropper and Robert H. Brown