We understand that having just graduated from medical school, many of our residents are on a tight budget. The Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Prisma Health offers a competitive salary in an environment with a moderate cost of living. In addition, our program offers several other benefits that help to stretch our trainees’ dollars just a little further. Among these are:

Salary (2018-2019)

  • PGY-1: $52,998/yr
  • PGY-2: $53,914/yr
  • PGY-3: $56,160/yr


  • Professional liability insurance
  • Health/dental plan opportunities
  • Life insurance, group accident, disability and workers compensation
  • GHS Credit Union payroll deduction plan and savings and loan programs for employees and immediate family members.

Additional Benefits

  • Monthly stipend for meals in the hospital, including:
    • Hospital cafeteria
    • Subway
    • Chick-fil-A
    • Au Bon Pain
    • Starbucks
  • Free covered parking adjacent to the hospital
  • Paid membership to ACEP, AAEM, EMRA
  • Medical license
  • Federal and State DEA license
  • iPhone
  • Yearly stipend for educational resources or conference attendance