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 (enrollment form below). We’re stronger together.

Member Benefits

Post-residency contract review
24-hour fitness
Real estate services (NY/NJ)
Medelita discount (medical supplies)
View discount programs


Educational allowance: Up to $900 reimbursed/year
Backup Childcare Benefit (CARE.COM)
Extra On-Call Pay: $100-$400/shift
Lease Guarantee Program
Open your Contract

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 At-A-Glance

Benefits & Forms

Submit paper forms by mail or fax to:
Voluntary House Staff Benefits Plan | 10-27 46th Avenue, Suite 300-2 | Long Island City, NY 11101 | Fax: (212) 356-8181

Personal information:

  • Update Form* to add new dependents to your plan. Requests to add dependents must be received within 30 days of qualifying event (birth/adoption or marriage), and you must attach requested documentation (see form).

Submit paper forms by mail or fax to:
Voluntary House Staff Benefits Plan | 10-27 46th Avenue, Suite 300-2 | Long Island City, NY 11101 | Fax: (212) 356-8181


Library Funds Request
QI Training & Education Application Form
QI Training & Education Reimbursement Form (For those who have been previously approved for this benefit)
QI Grant (The CIR House Staff Quality Council at BMC has secured $25,000 per year from BMC’s Captive Insurer as a dedicated stream of funding for house staff led QI/PS projects at BMC. Grants are available in any amount, determined by the applicant’s proposed budget.)


1) Complete a CIR membership verification form here (verification will take 1-2 business days, not including federal holidays)
2) Call SportsClub— (800) 611-9833 (Select option 2) or email for more information

CIR members receive a reduction from the standard club rates at My Sports Club locations in Massachusetts. Rates will be $49.99 for a month-to-month Passport Membership which provides full access to all SportsClub locations with the exception of three Passport Premium Clubs within the Boston market. The joining fee is waived. An annual maintenance fee of $59.99 would be charged for new memberships and those CIR members converting to the advertised plan.

Compare to: $69.99 per month plus a $29 joining fee. Total savings of $270 for each CIR member.


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.

Regional Vice Presidents & Delegates

Regional Vice President
Amir Meiri, Internal Medicine


Calan Sowa Internal Medicine
Jordana Laks Internal Medicine
Jennifer Maccarone Internal medicine
Brandon Newsome Psychiatry
Olivia Humbarger General Surgery
Maysha Abassi Radiology
Karrin Weisenthal Emergency Medicine
Howard Lanney Family Medicine
Andrew Hunter Internal medicine (Alternate)
Patrick Tivnan Radiology (Alternate)

Contact Us

National Office:
10-27 46th Avenue, Suite 300-2
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: (212) 356-8100

Regional Offices

Benefits Office

Phone: (212) 356-8180

Our Union

The Committee of Interns and Residents/SEIU Healthcare is the oldest and largest housestaff union in the country, representing more than 16,000 interns, residents, and fellows in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Washington, D.C.

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