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New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital Center



Welcome to the

General Surgery Residency Training Program



The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is a labor union that represents residents in various institutions across the country. This union was influential in aiding the passage of the 405 regulations nationally. Through the CIR residents receive many benefits including: a stipend for educational resources (i.e. books, test fees, mobile devices), dental insurance, vision insurance, death and disability insurance, among others.


  • 3500 per year meal stipend.

  • 650 annual educational fund.

  • Malpractice insurance.

  • Additional 200/shift holiday pay (Federal Holidays).

  • Request 2 personal wellness days per year (does not include requested days off).

  • 403B retirement fund option (with your FICA taxes exempt from your paycheck and contributed to this account for the first 2 years of residency).

  • Conference reimbursement for senior residents.

  • Free access to Rosetta Stone.

  • Subsidized parking at Metropolitan Hospital (90 per month).

  • Conference reimbursement for scholarly presentations.

For more details see the benefits page

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