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St. Petersburg General Hospital

Benefits and Salaries

AOA Dues

The Hospital pays for annual AOA dues for all interns and residents, which is mandatory for osteopathic physicians in training.


No charge to all Interns and Residents not already certified or needing recertification when courses are taken at St. Petersburg General Hospital.

Comlex 3 Registration

The Hospital pays for the initial Comlex 3 Registration.

Education/Conference Days

5 Conference days are available to PGY-2’s and PGY-3’s, during each year of training and must be preapproved by the Program Director and be in accordance with GME policies and procedures. PGY-1’s are given a paid day for the day of the Comlex 3 exam.

Educational Stipend

$3,750 per year

  • $1,875 July- Lump sum
  • $1,875 January-Lump sum

Reimbursements must be approved by the Administrative Director of Medical Education and be in accordance with GME policies and procedures.

Florida Licensure or Training Registration

The Hospital pays the applicable fees for Florida State Licensure or Physician in Training Registration for all Interns and Residents.

Health, Life, Dental, Vision and Disability

A variety of options and rates are available to interns and residents, and are the same benefits available to all other hospital employees. All insurance programs are available after two months of employment.


Meals will be provided while on duty at the Hospital.

Personal Leave

All interns and residents are given 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per contract year. PTO is utilized for vacation, sick days and holidays.

Professional Liability

Trainees are covered by the Hospital’s professional liability insurance while performing duties within their scope of practice and an approved rotation.


  • PGY 1 – $44,000/yr
  • PGY 2 – $45,500/yr
  • PGY 3 – $47,000/yr


Two monogrammed lab coats and four sets of scrubs are provided at the beginning of each academic year.