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Department of Emergency Medicine

Salaries and Benefits for Residents

Stipends for 2022-2023

  • R-I -  $57,633
  • R-II - $59,067
  • R-III - $60,347

Academic Stipend and Leave

The department provides all residents with an academic stipend that can be used on various items such as medical equipment, online educational subscriptions, books, memberships, courses, conferences, etc.  This is in addition to the department paying for an Ohio ACEP membership for each resident.  Each resident is also provided with academic leave to attend local, regional or national conferences, to take leave for Step 3, or to attend special courses that are consistent with career goals.  Academic leave and stipends are as follows:

  • R-I: Three days & $250
  • R-II: Five days & $750
  • R-III: Five days & $1,000


Two personalized scrub tops will be provided.


On-duty meals are provided in the cafeteria for house staff at Kettering Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital.

Health Issues

  • Insurance plans to cover medical managed health care, dental, and vision coverage are available with the typical pre-existing condition clause waived.
  • Coverage is available for the medical residents and family members.
  • Annual health screening procedures are provided.
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability insurance policies are available.
  • The latter is an individual, non-cancelable policy with guaranteed conversion upon completion of the residency.
  • Pharmaceuticals are available with low co-pay.
  • Health club membership is available with low co-pay.
  • An employee assistance program offers free and confidential support for emotional, marital, family, financial, chemical dependency, and job stress problems.


Multiple policies for leave exist that are intended to maximize flexibility for the resident physician and his or her family. The leave policies are designed to accommodate specific needs, such as adoptive procedures, perinatal events, ill health, or death within the immediate family.


Three weeks of vacation will be provided for all years.

Relocation Expenses

Reimbursement according to mileage.

In keeping with the organization's mission to "improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve", Kettering Health Network no longer hires new employees, or rehires former employees, who use tobacco or nicotine products in any form. The Tobacco-Free Campuses and Workplace policy does not allow for smoking during breaks, and requires that employees' clothes be free from odors connected with smoking.

Last edited on 09/02/2022.