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, 2017 are:

PGI $59,260
PGII $60,310
PGIII $61,370

PGIV $62,420
PGV $65,580
PGVI $67,690

PGVII $69,790
PGVIII $71,050

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 in June 30th. Follow the links to learn more about MCWAH’s Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment, MCWAH Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment