Resident Benefits

Health Insurance
Mount Sinai provides comprehensive medical coverage for residents and their families.

Malpractice Insurance
Residents are covered by Mount Sinai at no cost to them.

Rooms
On-call rooms are provided to residents.

Meals
Meals may be purchased at reasonable prices in the hospital cafeteria.

Vacation and time off
Residents are entitled to 20 weekdays of vacation each year. The vacations must be taken in one-week blocks, with one week taken each quarter. All vacations must be approved by the Chief of service at the institution where the vacation is requested, as well as the residency program director. This applies to all rotations, including off-service rotations. Vacation requests will be honored in accordance with level of training priority.

Conference Travel
The department supports resident travel to clinical and research meetings for the presentation of papers and research results of projects carried out in conjunction with faculty. In addition, the department pays for each chief resident to attend either the Annual AAOMS Meeting. Stipend includes lowest fare domestic coach air travel, meeting registration and per diem for expenses.

Recreation
New York City offers an extraordinary array of artistic, athletic, cultural and intellectual activities and events. The Mount Sinai Recreation Office is available to assist residents in obtaining free and discounted tickets for theater, sports and other events. Discounted memberships to a nearby health and fitness center with extensive facilities are available to all residents.

Housing
Mount Sinai owns several conveniently located buildings with partially subsidized apartments for the use of house officers and their families. A hospital housing bureau is available to aid residents in finding a suitable residence.


Contact Us

David Andrews
Residency Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-6728
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Vincent Carrao, DDS, MD, FACS
OMS Program Director
Tel: 212-241-6728
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