Compensation Benefits and Policy Information

Contract and Appointment Policy Information


Effective as of January 11, 2015, physicians-in-training will receive annual stipends as follows:

  • GL-1 - $54,181.30
  • GL-2 - $55,916.85
  • GL-3 - $58,123.31
  • GL-4 - $60,137.17
  • GL-5 - $62,215.30
  • GL-6 - $64,764.75
  • GL-7 - $66,714.34

Benefit Booklet

Your Choice Benefits 2015-2016 . This booklet details Insurance, Leave, Work and Life Matters and retirement saving programs.

Eating, Sleeping, Parking, Laundry and Lab Coats

Sleeping quarters, parking, uniform laundry service and lab coats are provided free of charge. A subsidy to cover meals when on-call in the hospital is provided. Food service is available on campus at all times.

Professional Liability Insurance

The Medical Center provides professional liability insurance in such form and amounts as generally provided by the Medical Center with respect to events occurring during Physician-in-Training's participation in the training program, inclusive of rotations to other institutions. Coverage is not provided for moonlighting.


Classes in Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support are provided free of charge to Cedars-Sinai Residents and Fellows. The Continuing Medical Education program offers many classes, which you may attend without cost. The Medical Library also provides Medline and Internet training free of charge. Individual programs may provide funding for professional presentations at state and national meetings and for Senior Board review registration.

Miscellaneous Benefits

Pagers, email and on-campus Internet access are provided.

Interest-free loans up $1,500 can be obtained through the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office. Payments are automatically deducted from payroll, and loans must be repaid in full by the completion of training at Cedars-Sinai. Applications are available in the GME Office.

Discount tickets for cultural events, movies and amusement parks can be purchased from Recreation Connection, an on-site program.

The Ride Share Program allows those who carpool or arrive by alternate means (e.g., walking, bus or bicycle) to earn gift certificates to restaurants, stores and major attractions. A ride share office is available on campus to assist you with alternate transportation arrangements.

Information about housing in the area is provided by Work and Life Matters.

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