Mount Sinai provides health coverage for house officers through Mount Sinai.  If you participate in the Mount Sinai Health Plan, you are entitled to professional discounts that apply to deductibles, co-insurance, and standard private room charges with services you receive at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Routine nursery and obstetric care are provided at no cost to the house officer. Cost sharing is available if you desire family coverage.

Additional benefits offered at Mount Sinai include:

  • Basic dental coverage, a prescription drug plan, and a vision plan at no cost to the house officer Enhanced dental plans and family coverage available with a cost-sharing deductible
  • Short- and long-term disability, workers' compensation, life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for our house officers
  • Dependent care and tax sheltered annuity plans

Malpractice Insurance

Mount Sinai provides coverage at no cost to you.


Residents are entitled to four weeks of vacation each year.

Educational Expenses

Upon joining the department, residents are supplied with an iPad mini to enhance the learning process.  A large, comprehensive library of textbooks, journal articles, and atlases are available for downloading through the medical library, as well as through a departmental archive.

Academic Meetings

During the PGY-2 and PGY-3 years, the department will reimburse travel expenses to national meetings where the resident presents an oral or poster presentation. During PGY-4 and PGY-5, the department will reimburse travel expenses to national meetings where the resident presents oral presentations. Residents also participate in all instructional courses hosted by the department.

Annual Salary

  • PGY-1 - $54,215
  • PGY-2 - $57,155
  • PGY-3 - $60,226
  • PGY-4 - $62,628
  • PGY-5 - $65,034

Chief residents receive an additional $1,500 per annum.


The Mount Sinai Health System makes every effort to provide adequate housing for house staff. Resident staff accommodations with subsidized rent are available in a number of apartment buildings within walking distance of the hospital.  Larger apartments are available to residents with families.

Contact Us

Kerry Feeney
Academic Administration
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Phone: 212-241-7008
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