We take care of you so you can take care of patients

Resident stipends:

First-year residents $55,617
Second-year residents $57,651
Third-year residents $60,162
Chief residents



Medical and dental insurance is provided through MWU. Several plans are available at no cost to the resident through Arizona Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Discounted plans are available for spouses and families.

Educational resources

Residents receive the newest edition of “MKSAP,” the newest edition of the "Sanford Guide to Microbial Therapy" and 24/7 access to MWU's electronic library.

Paid time off

First, second and third year residents receive 20 PTO days per year.


All meals are free for residents in Cafe Verde. Residents also have access to the physicians' lounge, which is open at all times. Residents receive a discount at Code Bean, our gift shop, which offer Starbucks and cafe items.


Residents receive an annual stipend to purchase two white coats each year. Laundry services for resident lab coats are provided weekly at no cost to the resident.

Educational stipend

Residents receive an annual stipend for educational purposes. This money can be used to purchase books, question banks, laptops, iPads, and other educational items.


The program pays for COMLEX Step III or the USMLE Step 3 and a Board Review Course in the third year of residency.  The program also pays for ACLS/BLS recertification, which is taken during the week of orientation and then again in the third year of residency.

Cell phones

Each resident is provided with an iPhone.


Parking is free and unlimited in employee parking lots.