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    MD/PhD Program Stipend Transparency

    In the spirit of transparency, we would love to make a resource where prospective students can understand exactly how their stipends break down after taxes/fees and gain a sense for any additional affordability factors that are offered by their program or city. This project started as an effort...
  2. PatNanym

    Signing bonus at the time of starting?

    I am in fellowship and am planning to sign for a job 16 months in advance of start date. The employer is offering a $30k signing bonus plus a $15k total residency stipend (stipend is divided and paid monthly from the time of signing the contract to the start of the job). However, the employer...
  3. germindian123

    GME funding for Perio residencies

    Hey guys. Why is it that some perio residencies get GME funding and some do not? Is it because certain programs have components with affiliated hospitals vs. being dental school based? Does the GME money only come from Medicare or Medicaid or where, or on a state-by-state basis ? Or if a...
  4. attitudelikeasunrise

    PhD/PsyD How are Internship Stipends Taxed + Other Expenditures?

    I will be starting my internship next month and am trying to figure out a tentative budget for the next year. I am a little bit confused about how stipends are taxed, as well as other potential costs that may be removed from your paycheck (e.g. health insurance). My main questions are: 1. Are...
  5. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 Veterinary Scholarship

    If you are applying to vet school next cycle and interested in the Army's scholarship come and say hi and ask any questions!
  6. Armyhealth

    Dental HPSP class of 2024

    If you are applying for the upcoming cycle and are interested in applying for a military scholarship come say hi or ask any questions!
  7. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 HPSP

    If your applying to med school next cycle and considering a military scholarship come and ask questions or say hi. Good luck to all those applying!
  8. 3

    Perio Programs Overview

    I know this question gets asked a lot but I haven't seen a recent thread giving an overview of different programs. OMFS programs are usually overviewed more in depth on SDN, and I'd like to start that for perio. Can anyone give insight into your perio residency or what you have heard about...
  9. M

    GPR or AEGD for international/FTD with stipends?

    Hi everyone, I'll be graduating from a foreign dental school in Central America this fall and I'm planning to do a GPR or AEGD that accepts FTDs with stipends (waived tuition with a little allowance maybe?) I am aware that UConn had a 1yr or 2yr program but I don't know if it's still available...
  10. MHIF Intern Program

    12 positions ‐ paid premed internships in cardiovascular clinical research SDN

    Undergrad premed students, please consider this great opportunity to do clinical research: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will hire 12 interns for paid, 12week internships this summer. The application DEADLINE is JANUARY 15! Interns work 1:1 with a cardiologist mentor, and participate...
  11. Fatihful Steward

    Stipends are NOT Earned Income for Roth IRA Contribution Purposes

    I was reading a post on WCI, earlier today, where on of my colleagues had to clarify for a young resident, that stipends are not considered earned income by the IRS. So, if your only source of income is a stipend, you are not eligible to open a Roth IRA. However, if you're married and your...
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    Base Pay vs. Take Home in Residency

    Could a couple interns/junior residents tell me how me how much they lose from their base pay through taxes etc.? If you feel comfortable, granted this is obviously anonymous, please state your gross and then the monthly take home amount. I am trying to get a feel for what I will be working with...
  13. M

    Can someone explain stipends to me?

    So I am a non-traditional student and very new to this all. Thinking about going back or a PsyD or Phd in psychology. Some schools that offer PhD say "stipend first three years". What does this mean? Am I working for them to get this stipend during the first three years? Or am I just taking...
  14. ChefBoyboyarDEEZ

    All Branch Topic (ABT) Current HPSP Bonus/Stipend After Tax

    For anyone wondering how much money you currently (9/16) take home after taxes from the HPSP signing bonus and monthly stipend: Of the $20,000 bonus I took home: $13,750 (about 68%) Of the monthly stipend: $936 x2 per month = $1,872 per month
  15. ILoveYouDr13

    Current Med Students in Army Reserve MDSS Program?

    Hey everybody! I'm a MS-1 and am very interested in the Army MDSS Program, or the Medical-Dental School Stipend Program. I'm pretty familiar with the service obligation, but I just wanted to hear from some actual students in the program and see what you guys think about managing school work...