Compensation and Benefits

Salary: (for 2017-2018)

  • PGY I $51,890 per year
  • PGY II $54,465 per year
  • PGY III $57,170 per year
  • PGY IV $60,008 per year
  • PGY V $62,988 per year

Educational Stipend: $ 1,300 per year

Licensure Reimbursement: Residents receive full reimbursement for California Medical license fees during their training.

Vacation: Four weeks

Personal Leave: VCME provides for two days of personal time.

Sick Leave Days: VCME provides for ten days of sick leave (including maternity and paternity leave).

Meals: Residents are provided meals while on duty at Doctors Medical Center. Breakfast and lunch are provided in the Physician Lounge Monday thru Friday free of charge.

Free, close parking


  • Medical, Dental, Vision paid by employer 100% for employee and 80% for dependents.
  • Life Insurance is provided to resident at $20,000 paid by employer with buy up options for resident and their family available.
  • Medical Malpractice is provided throughout residency training.

Training Opportunities: Provided by employer during residency training (subject to change based on program accreditation requirements).

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • AO Trauma Course- Basic Principles or Fracture Management
  • AOAO Annual Meeting
  • Pediatric Specialty Training
    • PGY 3 Fresno, CA 6 months employer sponsored housing.
  • Other conferences, meetings, workshops, and presentation opportunities as required.