Neurology Residents 2019-2020

Benefits and Perks

GME Extras (in addition to salaries shown on the right)

  • $7,200 per year (paid as $600 monthly) housing stipend  
  • $3,000 one-time moving allowance for new hires
  • $1,000 per year cell phone allowance
  • $2,000 per year education allowance
  • Meal stipend if timely duty hours completion and shift >12 hours
  • Food Allowance $10 per day (shifts of 12 hours or longer for clinical rotations only at SHC & LPCH)
  • 1% annual bonus based on completeion of a Quality Improvement Project

Department Perks

  • $600 per year Extra Education Allowance that can roll over but must use prior to graduation  

  • 2 night - 1 day 100% protected resident FUN retreat (past destinations include Napa, Carmel, Santa Cruz)

  • Annual AAN membership and Continuum subscription during residency

  • Fund attendance and provide service coverage to attend AAN in senior year 

  • Fund attendance of 2 additional national or international conferences if presenting

  • Dinner with world-class visiting neurologists

  • Other goodies: jackets, happy hours, etc.  

Health Care

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Mental Health, and Long-Term Disability Insurance provided

  • Medications 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


State medical license

DEA certificate

Stanford HealthCare Resident Salaries 2020-2021

Year Salary
PGY I $ 69,763.20
PGY II $ 73,299.20
PGY III $ 78,852.80
PGY IV $ 83,324.80
PGY V $ 88,545.60
PGY VI $ 92,476.80
PGY VII $ 97,656.00
PGY VIII $ 102,107.20 

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