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Salary
G-4: $54,535
G-5: $56,605

Vacation:
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-4: none
G-5: none

CME:
G-2: 3 days
G-3: 5 days
G-4: 5 days
G-5: 5 days

Beeper:
The Department provides a beeper with a 30-mile range for each house officer.

Life Insurance:
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.

Major Medical:
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.

Long-Term Disability:
Effective following one year of service.

Vision Care:
Effective upon your date of hire, coverage varies depending on choice of health plan.

Dental Care:
Eligible following one year of service.
Individual Annuity Program: Available for purchase.

Prescription Drugs:
Effective on date of hire, coverage varies depending on choice of health plan.

Malpractice Insurance:
Covered by Thomas Jefferson University for University business, i.e., for residency-related medical practice at TJUH and affiliated hospitals.

Meals:
Free dinner and breakfast provided via meal tickets for on-call nights.

Uniforms:
Coats are provided for each house officer as needed, and laundered without charge.

Recreational Facilities:
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

Christine A. Arenson, MD
Professor & Interim Chair
Department of Family & Community Medicine


Randa Sifri, MD
Director, Faculty Development Research Fellowship
(215) 955-2354


Howard Rabinowitz, MD
Associate Director, Faculty Development Research Fellowship
(215) 955-7416


Marianna LaNoue, PhD
Assistant Director,
Faculty Development Research Fellowship
(215) 955-8234


Marc I. Harwood, MD
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
(215) 955-2352


Brooke Salzman, MD
Director, Geriatrics Fellowship
(215) 955-5708


Department of Family & Community Medicine
1015 Walnut Street
Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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