Salary & Benefits


To facilitate regular rotations, each resident has simultaneous appointments as a house officer at both the Northport VA Medical Center and Winthrop University Hospital. In addition, each resident receives an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Instructor of Urology in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University.

Prospective Residents & Fellow

Stony Brook University Hospital Graduate Medical Education programs share common criteria and processes for the recruitment and selection of residency training candidates. A selection committee exists within each residency program and consists of, at a minimum, the program director, and a faculty member. Additional members are included at the discretion of the residency director. This committee reviews all applicants and is responsible for selection of applicants for interview, participation in the interview process and the final choice of applicants to be ranked in the NRMP match or offered contracts independent of the match when this option is allowed. 

Stony Brook University Hospital programs require that all residency applicants meet uniform eligibility standards, detailed below. In addition, each training program, as set forth in their program requirements, may have additional requirements to be met for an application to be considered. The application process meets all requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity and the Americans with Disability Act, in ensuring that all qualified applicants are afforded a review without discrimination based on sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

Stony Brook University Hospital Salary Scale*

Salary includes $2,500 resident Stipend and $3,026 location stipend.

Pay Level


PGY 1 $67,833
PGY 2 $72,205
PGY 3 $76,203
PGY 4 $80,203
PGY 5 $84,198
PGY 6 $88,189
PGY 7 $97,127

*Salary includes $2,500 resident stipend and $3,026 location stipend. Subject to any changes as may be contractually negotiated. 

**Starting PGY Level is determined by the Program's prerequisite training years. Any exceptions would need to be discussed with the Program Director and approved by the DIO prior to receiving an offer.

***SBUH Professional Liability is provided through New York State Public Officers Law section 17.

In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Stony Brook University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other University-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression consistent with the University’s nondiscrimination policy.

Whenever possible, all accredited house staff training programs at Stony Brook will participate in an organized matching program, such as the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Vacation Policy

Approximately three weeks of vacation time are allowed each year. No vacation time is allowed to be taken in May or June. Specific times are at the discretion of the Chief Resident and Program Director. No two residents at the same hospital can schedule vacation at the same time, except under special circumstances. All requests for time off need to be approved in advance.

Health and life insurance benefits are available. Malpractice insurance is included in the Urology Residency Program. For more information about benefits click here.

PGY2 and PGY3 resident attends the Basic Science Urology Conference and as chief, an AUA Board Review at departmental expense. In addition, a resident presenting a paper at a national urologic meeting, will have all expenses paid for.

Meal privileges are provided for those residents on call at University Medical Center and the Northport VA Medical Center.

Residents are responsible for obtaining their own housing with assistance given by the Department. Urology residents are given an on-call room at all hospitals.

On-Call Schedule
The on-call schedule varies slightly between the two hospitals, but, in general, each resident should expect to be on call every fifth night. Each resident has at least one in seven days completely free.