Please download the TJU Benefits PDF which summarizes the benefits available to House Staff members of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Your coverages begin immediately unless a different date is shown in the summary. Through the OPT program, you will be able to select a benefits package that best suits your needs.


Residents are entitled to four weeks of vacation and one personal day each year (21 working days). The residents are not allowed to take more than one week (5 working days) at a time from any single service. In accordance with hospital policy, vacation days cannot be carried over to the following year.