ACLS and BLS Certification provided yearly
White Coats and Laundry
On-call meals (Cafeteria/Starbucks)
Occupational Heath Services (Physicals, PPD, flu shots)
Notary Services (work-related)
Employee Assistance Program
Emergency House Staff Loans
Discounts: Cafeteria Meals, Movie Tickets, Pharmacy, Legal Resources
Life, Medical and Dental*, Professional Liability, Disability
A number of programs (such as Social Security, Worker’s Compensation, State Disability, Unemployment Insurance and Family Leave) cover all MedStar NRH employees in the manner prescribed by law. Details of the programs can be obtained from the MedStar NRH Human Resources Department.
* require contributions from the employee.
||Educational Fund & Benefits
Each resident receives a stipend of $833.00 per year and can be used for books/ travel to conferences (lodging, transportation, and conference fees)/board reviews/stethoscopes/PDA.
PGY-4 residents receive an additional $450.00 per year after serving as chief resident (quarterly term).
A set of PM&R textbooks is given to each PGY-2 resident at the beginning of training:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Braddom)
Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation (Brotzman)
Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders (Preston & Shapiro)
Managing Spinal Cord Injury (Groah)
Managing Post-Polio (Halstead)
Managing Brain Injury (Yochelson & Wolfe)
Managing Stroke (Rao/Conroy/Baron)
There is a graduate medical education suite, with 2 on-call sleeping quarters, a lounge equipped with internet access, Ovid, Medline, electronic books and journals, MD Consult and Up-to-Date.
The Residency Program Library, available in-house to residents 24/7, contains a collection of selected PM&R and specialty related textbooks and journals.
The MedStar Washington Hospital Center Library is situated adjacent to NRH and holds an extensive collection of PM&R and multi-specialty textbooks, journals, educational videos and DVD’s which are accessible to our residents.
(Selection of textbooks may change/ academic year depending on availability)