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Housing Stipend

Discussion in 'Anesthesiology' started by sethco, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. sethco

    sethco Senior Member
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    Somebdy told me that certain programs (in OB/GYN) in cities with higher costs of living (i.e. New York, Boston, San Fran, etc.) will give their residents housing stipend. Has anybody heard of this with any of the Anesthesia programs?
     
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  3. Skrubz

    Skrubz Not your scut monkey
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    UCSF and stanford both give housing stipends. don't know anything about the east coast.
     
  4. BeefyRedEye

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    Cornell provides housing to its residents at a substantial discount in 4 buildings adjacent to the hospital. Its wonderful being able to go from bed-OR in 5 minutes. Taking call from home is another bonus :D
     
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    Columbia gives out something like 3k for a housing subsidy. I'm not exactly sure about hte way it works, but I believe this is how programs in more expensive areas compensate since (again, I think) there is a limit on how much they can give out in pure salary to the residents.
     
  6. Skrubz

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    stanford university hospital gives out a one-time housing stipend/moving allowance of $3000 (pre-tax). the anesthesia department gives out an additional $2400 annually (pre-tax) for housing. or so i recall from my interview materials.
     
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    This one school on the east coast buys you an apartment anywhere you want. They also pay for ultilities, water/sewer, heat, groceries, bar tabs, haricuts, bikini waxes, tire rotations, and a new pair of Jordans every year.
     
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    Voltron, you are a riot! I'm so jealous b/c I especially would like those complementary bikini waxes. Too bad...I have a program that only gives me more money than I've ever made in my whole life (considering I went from college to med school).

    Congratulations. :)
     
  9. BareFoot

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    i will be starting residency at ucsf and have not heard of any housing stipend. there is a one time relocation stipend ($2400 or so) but i'm not sure when they give it to us....anyone know anymore about the housing stipend at ucsf or is this wishful thinking?
     

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