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.

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


An education stipend will be provided to the resident in two separate payments in the months of July and January. This stipend amount is provided to cover the expenses which may include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Educational materials
  • Professional membership dues
  • Conference and travel expenses
  • Cell phone voice and data service
  • Annual expense for on call meals

New residents or fellows receive a $500 stipend to cover the time spent in on site and online orientation activities.

All residents receive the following stipend in two separate payments each academic year. This amount is subject to taxes:

July: $1,875

January: $1,875

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

PTO Bank is 20 paid days.

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 – $47,250/yr
  • PGY 2 – $48,750/yr
  • PGY 3 – $50,250/yr


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