Salary & Benefits

Salary & Benefits

Salary for 2019-2020

PGY I $53,442*
PGY II $55,045*
PGY III $56,694*

*Additional $2,500 educational stipend provided by DMC for appropriate purchases. Separately, $300 meal stipend provided per 6 months.


PGY I 3 weeks
PGY II 3 weeks
PGY III 3 weeks


Health & Dental Insurance

Health and dental insurance is provided through the Tenet Health Policies

Disability Plans

Short-term illness and long-term disability plans are provided to all residents at no cost.

Life Insurance

A life insurance benefit is two times the annual stipend

Professional Liability

Professional liability coverage is provided while participating in residency activities in any DMC facility

Other Benefits


Residents tend to choose between Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide by Tintinalli and Emergency Medicine: Concepts & Clinical Practice by Rosen et. Al. at the onset of training. Additionally, we utilize FOAM frequently.


Dues for the following professional organizations will be paid for each year of residency.

  • ACEP – American College of Emergency Physicians
  • EMRA – Emergency Medicine Residents Association
  • SAEM – Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

National Conferences

Support is provided to send each PGY II and each PGY III resident to a national EM conference. The entire PG II class attends either CORD or SAEM and the entire PGY III class attends ACEP. In addition, financial support will be provided by the Emergency Medicine Department for any resident who is the first author of scientific abstract selected for presentation at a regional or national meeting in the continental United States.