Academic Year 2021-2022 Salary and Benefit Information
The salary for geriatric fellows in our program is $71,136.
Medical and Dental
The hospital provides hospitalization insurance for fellows and family at a nominal cost to be determined yearly. Coverage includes base plans with major medical and medical-surgical insurance. Outpatient coverage is outlined in the base plan. The hospital provides dental and vision insurance for the fellow and family at a nominal cost to be determined yearly. Preventative and simple restorative dental procedures are covered.
Long Term Disability: A disability policy, paying sixty percent of the resident’s salary after 90 days of disability, is provided.
Short Term Disability: Compensation for a personal serious illness is provided following an absence of 7 consecutive days.
Provided by the hospital for all work performed as part of the teaching program.
Term life insurance is provided at twice the annual salary, effective immediately.
The program provides fellows with up to $300 for handheld devices if desired. Our current models connect to a wireless system throughout the hospitals and clinics. This allows fellows to check labs, answer emails and conduct internet searches via their handhelds. This benefit is separate from the allotted CME reimbursement.
Meals are available in the hospital and outpatient pavilion cafeteria at employee prices (20% off regular price).
Continuing Medical Education
Lancaster General Health will provide $3,000 for continuing medical education (CME). Fellows will be provided five (5) days of educational leave for attendance at local conferences during the year, or to utilize for interviewing purposes.
Vacation and Holidays
24 days paid time off per year.
Medications can be purchased at cost in the hospital pharmacy for residents and family.
As an employee of Lancaster General Health, fellows are eligible for several discount programs such as fitness memberships, eye wear and contact savings, amusement park admissions, movie tickets, etc.