Resident Life at Monte

Hospital Resources

Montefiore uses EPIC as it’s electronic medical record that is fully electronic and integrated between both the inpatient, outpatient, and consult services. Desktop computers as well as mobile workstations are available for all house staff when on the floors, in the ED and in the outpatient departments.

Shuttle Service

Shuttle service is available from the Riverdale (Waldo Avenue) apartmentas to the Montefiore Campus. Shuttle service is provided between Montefiore and Einstein campuses every half-hour during peak times and every 45 minutes to 1 hour off-peak. The shuttle ride between campuses is approximately 25 minutes.

Time Off

We strictly adhere to ACGME Duty Hour Guidelines. This system guarantees at least one weekend day off per week and one 24-hour period each week free of clinical obligations.


Each resident is granted four full weeks of vacation free of any clinical obligations. Vacations are scheduled in two-week blocks.


There are nine official holidays for Montefiore Medical Center:

  • New Year's Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Educational Resource Allowance

It is the policy of the Medical Center to provide an educational resource allowance of $500 per house officer per academic year for the purchase of academic textbooks, journal subscriptions, professional society membership dues, educational software, electronic devices and to offset the cost of professional meetings or board review courses.