Residents — Otolaryngology Residency at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital

Benefits and Compensation


  • PGY 1: $60,000
  • PGY 2: $62,100
  • PGY 3: $64,200
  • PGY 4: $66,600
  • PGY 5: $69,400


  • Health insurance, including medical, prescription drug, dental and vision care is offered to residents and eligible dependents.
  • Long-term disability payable to eligible employees according to hospital policy.
  • Life insurance provided for one time the resident’s annual salary.
  • Professional liability insurance provided in the form of an occurrence policy for coverage of all residency related clinical activities.
  • Leave of absence available according to hospital policy. Includes medical, family medical (FMLA), military and personal leave of absence.

Paid Time Off

  • PGY 1: 15 personal days
  • PGY 2-5: 18 personal days

Academic Stipend

Provided for attendance of one educational conference per year with the approval of the program director. All residents are eligible for $1,500 and five days of conference time per academic year.

Other Benefits

  • Moving expenses: Available for eligible residents at an amount not to exceed $1,000 per family. Subject to IRS rules, original receipts required. Program directors determine eligibility.
  • Meals: A $250 food allowance per month per resident in the market’s hospital cafeterias
  • Parking: Provided at no cost adjacent to the hospital
  • On-call quarters: Provided for each resident when on call and furnished with appropriate amenities
  • Technology: Internet access, medical informatics programs/clinical databases and a cellphone stipend
  • Recreational facilities: Located on St. Elizabeth Youngstown and St. Joseph Warren campuses, these free, state-of-the-art employee fitness centers are for use by all employees.


Meet the current residents of the otolaryngology residency.

Lifestyle in the Area

Youngstown is in northeastern Ohio, roughly 10 miles from the Pennsylvania border. It is situated halfway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, about 90 minutes from each city center. Youngstown and the surrounding area are home to a large variety of recreational activities including several parks, golf courses, disc golf, museums and historic sites, live theater and music performances, bike trails, as well as many festivals and more. Popular areas for residents to live include Boardman, Niles, Canfield, Warren, Girard and Vienna.

What to Expect

  • Board review courses are provided for senior level residents, subject to program director approval. Additional resources available for resident use include electronic medical record, medical library, media resources, graphic arts, protective services, infection control, laboratory and radiologic services, messenger/transport services, risk management, employee assistance programs – LifeMatters, etc.
  • Simulation lab for simulated/mock patient encounters
  • Temporal bone lab and dissection in house
  • Opportunity to attend outside courses such as facial trauma, temporal bone, etc.
  • Support for residents seeking to complete surgical mission trips