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There is limited on-campus housing available and stipends for those who live off-campus. 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.

Living in the New York-metro area is expensive. In considering a move to New York it is important to weight the cost of living against the many educational and cultural advantages of living here. The following 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. 



Utilities (gas, electricity, etc.)**


Public transportation***


Child care****


*Rental average based on rental market summary from for 11362 zip code (Little Neck) in spring 2015.
**According to Center Point Energy cost estimator.
***Based on current Metropolitan Transit Authority fare rates.
****Based on market rates from the Day Care Council of New York.


Northwell Health salaries are among the highest in the nation.  For the 2018-2019 academic cycle, the salaries for residents are:

Program level

Base salary


$71, 000


$73, 000


$75, 000


$76, 500

Work/Life balance

Medical training is a period of rigorous development. Striking a balance between your personal and professional responsibilities is essential to your success. We encourage residents to take part in the many cultural and entertainment offerings in New York City and Long Island and to pursue hobbies and outside interests.

Current residents

The residents in the pathology program at Northwell Health come to us from medical schools across the globe. Following graduation, they have gone on to various fellowship programs and fulfilling careers in academic and community-based settings.

Our residents

Resident name

Medical school

Neha Gupta*      

Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur - India

Deepika Savant*

Topiwala National Medical College – India

Sonia Kamanda

Drexel University College of Medicine – Pennsylvania

Yan Huang            

Anhui Medical University Faculty of Medicine - China

Alex Drach

Albany Medical College

Jimmy (Cao) Jin

Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Scott Wolfe

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton

Mallorie Angert

SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

Sean Hacking      

NUI Galway School of Medicine

Sujata Sajjan       

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum

Yihe Yang

Peking University Health Science Center

Yonah Ziemba    

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Hector Daniel Chavarria Bernal

Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado Escuela de Medicina

Nidhi Kataria      

Government Medical College Patiala        

Steven Pastore  

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Mary Schwerdt

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

*Chief Resident

Past graduates

Fellowship matches

Class of 2016

Tamar Brandler


New York University

Taisia Vitkovski

Surgical Pathology

Northwell Health

Melissa Guzzetta

Forensic Pathology

New York Medical Examiner’s Office

Olga Krasnozhen


New York University

Class of 2017

Fatima Jelloul


Memorial Sloan Kettering

Hua Guo

Breast Pathology

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Swathi Ratkal

Blood Bank

New York Blood Center

Neda Mirzamani


National Institute of Health

Taisia Vitkovski

GI Pathology

Cleveland Clinic


Class of 2018

Gianna Ballon

Transfusion Medicine

New York Blood Center

Kristin Hord

Forensic Pathology

New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Kendal Jensen

Molecular Pathology

University of Arizona

Sudarshana Roychoudhury

Surgical Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering