Weekly didactics

  • Protected from clinical duties. Work- shops and interactive case based discussions. Includes monthly simulation and task training sessions.


Residents and fellows are eligible for the following reimbursements:

  • USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 Exam

  • California Medical License Initial Application

  • California Medical License & Renewal (as long as expiration date occurs before completion of residency train- ing)

  • DEA license

  • Travel reimbursement for scholarly project presentations at national society meetings


Emergency Medicine Memberships & Subscriptions Covered by Program:

  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)

  • ECG Weekly– Online EKG mastery website from Ammal Mattu.

  • True Learn → online life-long learning modules, including ITE and ABEM board preparation.

Additional Benefits:

  • Residents are eligible to receive a $500 reimbursable allowance for educational materials during PGY 1-3.

  • PGY 3 residents receive an additional $1000 to attend a professional conference, (ex- ACEP, SAEM, Board Review Courses).

  • Malpractice insurance is provided by Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG).


Medical benefits for you and your eligible family starting on July 1 of each year. Vision and dental coverage is available after 90 days of employment. Alternate mental health care and other leaves of absence are also included.

  • Scrubs, white coats, business cards and iPhones (including service) provided at no cost to residents.

  • Paid Vacation → 4 weeks (given in 2 week blocks, Monday-Sunday)

  • Sleeping rooms and parking are available at all hospitals.

  • Hospital cafeteria meal allowance is provided to all residents while on shift.


2018-2019 salary structure

  • PGY 1 $52,297

  • PGY 2 $54,128

  • PGY 3 $56,021


Kaiser Permanente 401(k) Retirement Plan:

  • You are enrolled automatically with a 2 percent employee contribution on your date of hire. Your contribution will in- crease by 1% per year up to 6%, unless you opt out.

  • Complete professional liability coverage is provided throughout residency training. Coverage is provided on a date-of-occurrence basis; this means you do not need to buy tail coverage for the patients that you treated while employed as a resident physician at Kaiser. Insurance is effective from the first date to the last date of employment. 1.5 Million per incident / 3 Million Aggregate. Short-term and long-term disability is offered to resident physicians.


Visit https://residency-scal Kaiser- to learn more about our program, our faculty and residents, salary & benefits, and how to apply.