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Each MGH Medicine resident is appointed as a:

  • Resident in Medicine at MGH
  • Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Each MGH Medicine resident is provided with:

  • Malpractice insurance coverage by the hospital
  • Residents will receive two personalized white coats during intern year and more if necessary during junior and senior years
  • Outpatient clinic business cards
  • Lunch every weekday at noon curriculum conference
  • 9:00pm evening meals covered by the hospital
  • Meal cards for weekend and holiday on-call coverage
  • For those who commute by car, post-call taxi vouchers are available to anyone who feels too fatigued to drive home safely
  • Lockers
  • Massachusetts Medical Society membership
  • ACP Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) board certification study guides as senior residents
  • Assistance in managing initial costs of rental housing (Partners Lease Guaranty Program)

Each MGH Medicine resident has full access to:

  • Medical, dental, vision and disability insurance offered by the hospital at a reduced rate
  • Mentoring and career advising opportunities within the Partners community
  • Department computer room 24 hours / 7 days a week
  • Department resident lounge 24 hours / 7 days a week
  • Internet from all hospital computers. VPN remote access is also available, which provides residents with secure access from home
  • Harvard Medical School Countway Library
  • MGH Treadwell Library
  • Housestaff intranet for residency-specific information.
  • On-call sleep rooms. Gender-specific call rooms are also available 24 hours / 7 days a week
  • Subsidized parking and preferred access to selected parking facilities on the main campus or satellite facilities
  • Facilities for free parking and storage of bicycles
  • Reduced membership rates at the nearby Charles River Park Health Club
  • Nearby child care options available with the MGH Children’s Center
  • MGH Backup Child Care Center when needed in an emergency
  • MGH partnership with Parents in a Pinch for in-home childcare options

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Applicants who interview at MGH will receive detailed information about policies regarding contracts, salary, leave, call rooms, laundry services, meals, and housing.

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