Stipend & Benefits


Residents in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are employed The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH). With nearly 700 residents and 160 fellows in its graduate training programs, MCWAH offers almost 140 first-year residency positions in 25 disciplines. The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals offers its housestaff a comprehensive benefits package. The Board of Directors of MCWAH establishes stipends for housestaff.

The stipend levels for the academic year beginning July 1, 2019 are:

PGI $60,900
PGII $61,980
PGIII $63,070

PGIV $64,150
PGV $67,400
PGVI $69,570

PGVII $71,720
PGVIII $73,020

Residents receive a Working Condition benefit of $1,500.00 to defray expenses for license fees, DEA fees, license exam fees and text books. This is a taxable benefit that is paid in two $750.00 installments; one paid December 31st and one on June 30th. Follow the links to learn more about MCWAH’s Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment, MCWAH Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment