Richard C. Wender, MD
Alumni Professor &
Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Salary / Benefits
G-1: Two weeks; in addition all interns are off June 20 to June 30. G-2: Four weeks
G-3: Four weeks
G-4: Four weeks and one personal day
G-5: Four weeks and one personal day
Call: See curriculum per year.
Average call schedules are:
G-1: every 4th night
G-2: every 5th night
G-3: every 10th night
G-2: 3 days
G-3: 5 days
G-4: 5 days
G-5: 5 days
The Department provides a beeper with a 30-mile range for each house officer.
Term insurance equal to 1.5 times basic annual earnings, provided without cost.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield:
Available to all house staff members and eligible dependents, without cost.
Furnishes added financial security by supplementing the basic BC/BS benefit, without cost.
Alternative Health Care:
As an alternate to BC/BS you may elect to enroll for health coverage through any of several HMO's available to you through TJU, provided without cost to you.
Blanket Travel and Accident Insurance:
Effective upon your date of hire, TJU provides coverage when you are away from Jefferson on University business.
Effective following one year of service.
Effective upon your date of hire, coverage varies depending on choice of health plan.
Eligible following one year of service.
Individual Annuity Program: Available for purchase.
Effective on date of hire, coverage varies depending on choice of health plan.
Covered by Thomas Jefferson University for University business, i.e., for residency-related medical practice at TJUH and affiliated hospitals.
Free dinner and breakfast provided via meal tickets for on-call nights.
Coats are provided for each house officer as needed, and laundered without charge.
The University's recreational complex complete with basketball court, swimming pool, sauna, game rooms, squash and paddleball, music rooms, study, and social facilities is available to each house officer for a reasonable fee. Family memberships are also available.
Richard C. Wender, MD
Randa Sifri, MD
Director, Faculty Development Research Fellowship
Howard Rabinowitz, MD
Associate Director, Faculty Development Research Fellowship
Marianna LaNoue, PhD
Faculty Development Research Fellowship
Marc I. Harwood, MD
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Brooke Salzman, MD
Director, Geriatrics Fellowship
Department of Family & Community Medicine
1015 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107