Resident life

The internal medicine residency program “lives” on central Long Island, striking a perfect balance between city and country. The two campuses are located a few miles apart in a beautiful suburb of New York City less than 20 miles from Times Square, an easy ride by car or Long Island Rail Road, and a 30-minute car ride away from three airports.

We are surrounded by the Long Island Sound on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, complete with the recreational opportunities associated with miles of diverse coastline, including surfing, boating, and fishing. Long Island also has great parks, tournament-quality golf courses, hiking, bike trails and fine dining. As a community, Nassau County consistently ranks among the best in charitable giving, community investment, recreation, education, housing, health care, and other quality-of-life measures.

We strongly believe that collegiality enhances training effectiveness, so our program is infused with activities and strategies that actively support connections among trainees. The resulting camaraderie is all the more remarkable in light of the fact that so many residents are pursuing highly competitive fellowships.

Salary and benefits

Base salaries as of July 1, 2018

  • PGY1: $71,000
  • PGY2: $73,000
  • PGY3: $75,000


  • On-campus housing with utilities included; available through a lottery system.
  • Malpractice, health, and life insurance.
  • Meal allowance.
  • On-campus day care.
  • Uniforms and laundry service.
  • Vacation: four weeks in each year of training, taken as two two-week blocks during the academic year.
  • Support for attendance at national conferences when presenting posters or papers as first author.

For additional information on these and other benefits, please contact Kelly Spielmann, MS, C-TAGME Manager, Training Program: (516) 562-4764 [email protected]

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