Graduate Medical Education  

Hartford Hospital is a nonprofit, 867-bed hospital which treats approximately 39,000 inpatients and 176,000 ambulatory patients annually. It has a major affiliation with the University of Connecticut Health Center in undergraduate and graduate medical education.

It conducts clinical educational programs for third and fourth year medical students and programs in graduate medical education at the residency and fellowship levels. Full and part-time medical staff support the hospital's educational programs where commitment to research and education is inseparable from the hospital's role in patient care.

If you have additional questions please contact the Medical Education office at (860) 972-2536. You may also e-mail questions directly to:



The following information describes the SALARIES, BENEFITS, INSURANCE, and HOUSING available to participants of the Graduate Medical Education Programs sponsored by Hartford Hospital.



The following annual salaries are effective for the 2016-2017 academic year. Salaries are paid bi-weekly.

Grade       Annual 
PGY-1       $55,700
PGY-2       $58,200
PGY-3       $60,900
PGY-4       $63,400
PGY-5       $66,400
PGY-6       $68,900


  • Vacation, Paid Educational/Professional Leave, Institutional Leave, Paid Sick Leave, Maternity Leave, and Family, Parental and Medical Leave are offered. 
  • Health and Dental plans are offered along with long term disability, group life insurance and professional liability insurance.
  • Details and comparison data for all health plans is forwarded directly to incoming individuals prior to their commencement date. 
  • Click here for a summary of benefits and insurance.


Students can rent a room at the Education and Resource Center (ERC), 560 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106.  Students must fill out a Dormitory Reservation Application form in order to reserve a room.

Please note that this is temporary housing.  Students are permitted to live in the dormitory as long as they are enrolled in the program, until their course of study ends.  Newly hired employees are allowed a one-time stay that will not exceed three months.  The purpose of this temporary housing is to enable new hires to locate their own housing.

The dormitory floors house either male or female residents. Rooms are furnished with a single bed, a chair, a desk and a credenza. You may arrange for your own telephone line. Cable television is NOT available at the ERC. A food and beverage vending area is on the first floor of the ERC and Hartford Hospital main cafeteria in the Bliss Building serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Laundry facilities are located on the Ground Level.

Parking is available in a garage at 100 Retreat Avenue for a monthly fee.  There is a parking card (security deposit required).  Parking arrangements must be made separately with the Parking and Real Estate Office prior to your arrival.

Complete information can be found in the Dormitory Reservation Application Form.