Resident funding

Effective July 1, 2017, the following funding levels are in effect for physics residents:

1st year Physics Resident $50,000
2nd year Physics Resident $52,000

In addition to direct compensation, physics residents are afforded benefits consistent with other hospital employees including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and holiday benefits (3 weeks), 5 paid meeting and/or interview days in their second year, sick pay benefits, and disability insurance.  The expense of these benefits varies and is shared between the physics resident and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Residents are funded up to $2,500 per year for books and travel.

Financial information

The typical financial burdens of a physics resident based on actual data provided by the residents are as follows:

  Resident A Resident B
Rent $700/mth $700/mth
Car Insurance $1,000/year $800/year
Health Insurance $45/mth $45/mth
Utilities $50/mth $75/mth
Food $60/week $75/week
Gas $15/week $30/week
Parking $50/mth $42/mth