Salary Scale (2024-25)

  • PGY-1    $80,614*
  • PGY-2    $82,906*
  • PGY-3    $85,756*
  • PGY-4    $78,733
*For PGY1-3, salary includes $10,000 housing stipend, disbursed quarterly.

Comprehensive Benefits

Beginning on the first day of orientation and without payroll deduction, residents enjoy:
  1. CME allowance: $500 in PGY-1, $750 in PGY-2, and $1,000 in PGY-3
  2. Reimbursement for costs of USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX Level 3, licensure, DEA, and ABFM Board Examination
  3. Housing stipend: $10,000 annually (disbursed quarterly)
  4. Wellness stipend: $1,000 annually (disbursed quarterly)
  5. Phone stipend: $480 annually (disbursed quarterly)
  6. Health Insurance, Eye Care & Dental Coverage (immediate family included)
  7. Meal Stipend ($300/month)
  8. Assistance with Preparation of Initial License Application, DEA and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (CURES)
  9. On-site complimentary ACLS training
  10. On-site Neonatal Resuscitation training
  11. State-of-the-art Simulation and Research Center
  12. Quarterly Hands-On Procedure Workshops
  13. Maternity and Paternity Leave
  14. Travel Support for Prescribed Recruitment Activities
  15. White coats provided
  16. Free Parking
  17. Moonlighting Opportunities after licensure
  18. Malpractice Insurance with tail
  19. Annual Resident Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
  20. Life near the beach!!

How To Apply

We accept applications only through the Electronic Residency Application System. You must also be enrolled with the National Resident Matching Program. Your ERAS application will be complete when we have received your:
  • Application summary
  • Personal statement
  • Transcripts
  • USMLE or COMLEX Part 1 & 2 results (no prior failed attempts)
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one from a family physician)
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Must have graduated within 5 years
  • International student must have ECFMG and have graduated from a medical school approved by the California Medical Board
  • Visas are not able to be sponsored
The 2023-24 interview season will be conducted virtually through the Thalamus platform.  If you have any questions, please contact our Residency Coordinator, Kelly Ambrose (kambrose “at” or call her at 562-933-0053.