Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do incoming residents receive a relocation allowance?  

A *relocation allowance of up to $2,000 is given to each incoming PGY-1 categorical resident, and a relocation allowance of up to $1000 is given to each preliminary resident. (*Receipts related to relocation must accompany request for reimbursement.)

  • How much personal time off do the residents receive?

        • Trainees at the PGY-1 through PGY-6 levels receive four weeks (20 days) off per academic year.

  • Do trainees receive personal development educational funds?

        • Categorical PGY-1 interns & PGY-2 residents $750/year 
*PGY-3 through 6 Categorical $1500/year

*Personal Development Funds will be increased for Residents in their final year of Residency training at AOMC; they may receive up to an additional $1000 to be used solely for their specialty board exam fees.

  • What kind of schools are available in the area for trainees with children?

There are many educational platforms for families with children; Public Schools, (private) Catholic Schools, (private) Chemung Valley Montessori School, Finn Academy Charter School, Alternative School for Math & Science for the accelerated learner in Corning NY.

Please contact Graduate Medical Education if you have additional questions not addressed on our website, (607) 442-1713.