Trainee Benefits & Resources
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University offers competitive benefits to our residents and fellows. To meet the needs of our housestaff, we have developed a comprehensive benefits package that includes support for your health, finances and professional development. Learn more about available benefits below.
The Benefits Guide for the McGaw Medical Center outlines available benefits, eligibility and enrollment information for the designated calendar year.
Within the guide, find details regarding:
- Medical insurance and ancillary coverage: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, medical/dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Perspectives Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 401(k) tax deferred savings plan
- Disability and life insurance
- United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) savings program
- Time off: sick days, vacation days, Family and Medical Leave Policy (FMLA)
- Professional liability insurance
Parking is available for all housestaff. Find campus parking information, including applications.
Professional Development Programs
Browse education programs for housestaff to enhance and personalize your training.
Licenses & Visas
Access applicant requirements related to medical licensing and work visas.
Childcare & Family Resources
Find resources, information and supportive services for housestaff and their families.
Loan Management & Finances
Get information on debt and money management for housestaff.
Diversity & Inclusion
Find resources related to diversity and representation, including race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation.
McGaw Housestaff Association
Physician-Scientist Training & Resources
We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.
McGaw program leadership and faculty conduct and maintain resident evaluations through the New Innovations app. This application allows for easy entering of residency data from your mobile device.