Boston Medical Center

Your union has your back! The incredible benefits you have are a result of your colleagues working together to ensure that resident physicians can both provide the highest quality care possible and improve their working conditions. If you haven’t already, join CIR now. We’re stronger together.

Member Benefits

Post-residency contract review
24-hour fitness
Real estate services (NY/NJ)
Medelita discount (medical supplies)
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Educational allowance: Up to $900 reimbursed/year
Backup Childcare Benefit (CARE.COM)
Extra On-Call Pay: $100-$400/shift
Lease Guarantee Program
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Additional Benefits

$25,000 for QI/Patient safety projects
$10,000/year for shared educational materials
$35,000/year Patient Care Fund
QI Conference Scholarships

Benefits & Forms


For purposes of our disability benefits, “disabled” means you can no longer perform the duties of your occupation due to accidental bodily injury, sickness, or a related medical condition, including pregnancy or childbirth. You must also be under the care of a licensed provider as defined by the state in which you work.

  • Short-Term Disability (STD) Benefits Claim Form
    • Coverage begins on the eighth (8th) day of your disability. The maximum benefit payable is 60% of your weekly salary, up to $692 per week, for up to 26 weeks. See the Summary Plan Description (SPD) for more details.
    • If you are going out on a disability leave, contact your employer as soon as possible.
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD) Benefits Claim Form
    • The LTD plan pays you 60% of your monthly salary, up to a maximum of $3,500 per month. LTD benefits typically start if you are still disabled after 26 continuous weeks. For detailed information on Long-Term Disability see the Guardian Certificate.
    • When you terminate employment, you will have the option to convert this benefit to an individual policy, subject to certain conditions.
  • INSMED Portable Disability Coverage – Policies offered to you without any medical underwriting requirements or exams.



The WorkLife Matters Employee Assistance Program offers services to help promote well-being and enhance the quality of life for you and your family. View details.

Connect to a counselor for free support services: 1-800-386-7055 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Visit and login to “For Employees & Members” (password: wlm70101).

Questions? Email:


The CIR House Staff Patient Care Fund (PCF) Committee at BMC has secured $35,000 per year through the CIR/BMC contract as a stream of funding dedicated to address ing patient care. The fund accepts grant applications for materials, resources and/or services to improve patient care at BMC as well as for house-staff led initiatives to address key social determinants of health issues facing our patients.


Mental Health Resources:

Regional Vice Presidents & Delegates

Regional Vice President
Taylor Walker, Family Medicine,
Cambridge Health Alliance

Spencer Wilson, General Surgery
Cayla Vila, Internal Medicine
Jessica Kabrt, Psychiatry
Armide Storey, Obstetrics & Gynecology OBGYN
Chad Hinkle, Internal Medicine
James Blum, Emergency Medicine
Anna Sutherland, Dermatology
Chevaughn Wellington, Psychiatry
Brett Lewis, Psychiatry
Sarah Meyers, Pediatrics

Questions about your contract? Contact: Liliana Gutmann-McKenzie | | (857) 408-3701