736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135 617-789-3000
Purpose:To assure the fair selection of residents/fellows into St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Graduate Medical Education programs and to assure compliance with accreditation requirements.
Scope:This policy applies to all graduate medical education programs sponsored by St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC)
Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to ACGME-accredited programs at SEMC
SEMC sponsors the following visas (policy to be updated)
Statement Regarding FMGEMS Examination:
The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS) is not a qualifying exam for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Applicants who only hold this exam do not meet the eligibility requirements to train in Massachusetts.
Revised and approved at the October 14, 2009 GMEC meeting (2010 Resident Eligibility document)
The Stohlman Library supports both clinical and research activities at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. On the hospital’s main floor, it provides a comfortable environment in which to reach medical questions.
Skilled staff is ready to assist and offer the following reference services: on-line literature searching, inter-library loaning, telefacsimile delivery and general reference assistance. MEDLINE is available for end-user searching at a CD-ROM workstation. There is 24-hour access to the library. The Stohlman collection contains approximately, 1,100 medical titles and 260 journal subscriptions; in addition St. Elizabeth’s participates in local, state and national networks, which provide access to the collections of thousands of hospitals, colleges and medical schools.
Uniforms are issued to house officers. Laundering of the uniforms is the responsibility of the house officer.
Lockers are issued to each house officer for the duration of training. The lockers are located on the ground level of the house officers’ quarters next to Cardiac Rehab.
Meals are available to all employees in the hospital’s cafeteria. Meal tickets are issued for house staff on call.
The Medical Center offers a choice of comprehensive health plans: Tufts Health Plan and Network Blue New England, as well as Delta Preferred Dental. St. Elizabeth’s assumes a portion of the cost for this coverage with the employee contributing a bi-weekly fee. The medical center also provides disability and life insurance. A flexible-spending program allows you to save taxes on the amount you pay via payroll deductions for health insurance and childcare. (Detailed in employee handbook).
Other benefits include three weeks paid vacation, supplementary life insurance, tax shelter annuities, and low cost parking and on-site childcare. St. Elizabeth’s also offers discount tickets to sporting events, movies, theater, local health club, MBTA subsidized passes. (Detailed in employee handbook)
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center House Officer Stipends for 2011-2012 Academic Year:
PGY 1 52,832.00
PGY 2 55,598.40
PGY 3 58,344.00
PGY 4 61,256.00
PGY 5 65,270.40
PGY 6 67,704.00
PGY 7 69,742.40