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Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Striking a balance between our professional and personal lives is essential to success as a physician. Our program leadership, faculty and staff see the work/life balance as an important, yet often neglected area of training. We encourage fellows to take advantage of the many free and low cost events in New York City and Long Island.

Housing, salary & benefits

Housing is not available to Northwell Health fellows. There are many services to assist in finding apartments around your training hospital, including Street Easy, Curbed, and Trulia.

Benefits

We offer one of the most competitive benefits programs in the nation. Members of the house staff have a choice of plans under medical, dental, vision, supplemental short-term disability, long-term disability, supplemental life insurance/accidental death and dismemberment, and flexible spending accounts. All plans are eligible on the first date of employment, and the cost of coverage is largely employer-subsidized. In addition, the following are provided to members of the house staff:

  • Employer-paid Basic Life Insurance/AD&D at 1½ times pay up to $500,000
  • Salary continuation during disability for up to 12 weeks and 50 percent Short-Term Disability thereafter at no cost to the employee
  • 60 percent Long-Term Disability provided at no cost to the employee

Members of the house staff are entitled to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) each contract year. These 20 days must be used during the period covered by the contract and may not be carried into subsequent years. To learn more about benefits offered, download our resident resource guide.

Salary

Northwell Health salaries are among the highest in the nation. For the 2016-2017 academic cycle, the salaries for residents are:

Program level

Base salary

PGY-4

$74,000

PGY-5

$75,500

PGY-6

$77,000

PGY-7

$78,500

  • Start date for Internal Medicine & EM/IM trainees: 6/25/16
  • Start date for Internal Medicine trainees at LHH: 6/28/16
  • Start date for Pediatric trainees: 6/20/16
  • Chief Residents at NSUH, LIJ, FHH, LHH, GCH, SSH receive an additional $1,500 stipend

Cost of living

Living in the New York metro area is expensive. In considering a move to New York City, it is important to weigh the cost of living against the many educational and cultural advantages of living here. The following table lists average estimated monthly living expenses based upon reasonable expenditures. You may incur additional expenses that are not covered, such as the purchase of a computer, medical expenses not covered by insurance or conference expenses.

Rental*

$1,855

Utilities (gas, electricity, etc.)**

$200

Public transportation***

$117

Child care****

$740

*Rental average based on rental market summary from Realtor.com for Glen Oaks in spring 2015.
**According to Center Point Energy cost estimator.
***Based on current Metropolitan Transit Authority fare rates.
****Day Care Council of New York.

 

Our trainees

Residents in the child and adolescent psychiatry program at Zucker Hillside Hospital come from around the world. Our trainees bring with them a wealth of experiences and aspirations that strengthens the care we provide and the educational offerings. Our residents have gone on to fulfilling careers in hospital-based or community practices and academic institutions.

First Year Profile Summer 2015*

 

Total number of first year fellows

10

Total number of program fellows

20

Percentage of female trainees

57.7%

 

Demographic and geographic profile Summer 2015*

 

New York State

32.5%

Out of State (excluding NJ, CT)

14.8%

International

22.9%

Tri-state area

29.8%

 

First Year Residency Program Profile Summer 2015*

 

Cooper University Hospital (Camden, NJ)

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY)

Stony Brook School of Medicine (Stony Brook, NY)

Delaware Psychiatric Center, Newark, DE

North Shore-LIJ Health System – Zucker Hillside Hospital (Glen Oaks, NY)

Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY)

Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, NY)

Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, VA)

*all information as of July 2015