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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program

  PGY 1 PGY 2 PGY 3
Compensation $63,360 + $7,500 signing bonus $69,696 $73,216


Health Benefits: You may elect employer-paid medical coverage for you and your family, including medical, vision, prescription drug and dental coverage.

License Fee Reimbursement & Educational Assistance: Residents will be reimbursed for the following educational and license fees:

  • Hawaii Medical License Application (Temporary) & Renewal

An additional annual $750 reimbursable benefit is provided for educational courses and materials during each of the first two years of training. A $500 reimbursable benefit is provided in the final year of training.

Vacation Leave: Residents have 15 vacation days per year.

Paid Holidays: Subject to the rotation schedule, residents receive up to 10 paid holidays per year.

Sick Leave: Residents will accrue 3.7 hours of sick leave per pay period (equivalent to 12 days per year).

Retirement Benefits: Residents will be eligible for the Kaiser Permanente Salaried Retirement Plan, which is a defined benefit pension plan that provides you with retirement income based on your compensation and years of credited service.

Residents are also eligible for Kaiser Permanente’s Supplemental Savings and Retirement Plan, a qualified defined contribution retirement savings plan. When you become a participant, Kaiser Permanente will contribute 5% of your salary into your retirement investment account.

Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI): Residents are eligible for TDI, which provides partial income coverage for periods of qualified off-the-job disability.

Long-Term Disability Insurance: Residents may elect employer-paid long-term disability insurance, which affords partial income coverage for periods of qualified disability.

Family Leave: Family leave benefits are provided in compliance with Federal Family and Medical Leave and State Hawaii Family Leave laws.

Flexible Spending Plan: Residents are eligible to contribute to flexible spending accounts that allow participants to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for certain expenses related to qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses and dependent care.

Life Insurance: Residents may elect employer-paid basic life insurance coverage of $10,000. Additional coverage may be purchased by residents for themselves and qualified family members.

Relocation Allowance: In the event that a resident must relocate to Hawaii, they will receive an allowance of $5,000 to offset relocation costs.

Meal Allowance: An allowance of up to $25 per day is provided when on inpatient rotations.

Coats and Parking: Both are provided at no cost to the resident.

Professional liability insurance: Provided to all residents.

We provide all ACGME-required leave benefits.

Benefits are periodically reviewed and subject to change without prior notice.