BronxCare Health System

Optometric Residency Benefits

  • Yearly stipend of $43,170
  • Additional pay for required on-call hours
  • Protected educational time to attend optometric meetings and conferences
  • Professional liability insurance provided
  • $450 educational budget for educational material (e.g., equipment or subscriptions)
  • Access to SUNY College of Optometry's libraries
  • Health, dental, vision, retirement, and disability benefits are available through the hospital
  • Paid time off (PTO) for vacation, sick, or personal leave
  • 8 paid holidays observed per year
  • Access to discount tickets to many recreational activities in the New York City metropolitan area