Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s and West

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.


Hearing Aid
Prescription Drug


USMLE Step 3 reimbursement*
Meal Allowance for on-call residents
Educational allowance $500/year
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Residency & Legal

Medical licensure
Professional medical misconduct
Landlord/Tenant issues
CIR Legal Services

Benefits & Forms

Click to order your insurance card
(800) 553-9603 - Group # 720070
(800) 541-7846 - Group # G-417733
(877) 923-2847 - Client code: 2189
(866) 865-4070 - Group # K4DA

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:

  • Membership Form
  • 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
  • Domestic Partnership Application (Covers both sex-sex and opposite-sex partners). To add a partner, download an application below and return a notarized copy, along with all requested documentation, to the Plan office. You must also complete an Update Form above.
  • Opt-Out Form* Please fill out this form if you would like to remove yourself and/or your dependent(s) from the CIR Benefits Plan.
Please mail or fax the STD disability claims to:
Standard Security Life Ins | P.O. Box 25339 | Farmington, NY 14425 | Fax: (585) 398-2854


Short-term Disability

Long-term Disability
INSMED Portable Disability Coverage  – Policies offered to you without any medical underwriting requirements or exams.


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


COBRA (continued health insurance after hospital closure or layoff). If you are electing COBRA for the first time, you must complete the Election Form. If you are changing or updating an existing credit card, complete the Payment Form only.


  • Appeal claim* If your claim was denied in whole or any part or if you disagree with the decision made please fill out the appeal claim.

Additional Benefits

Member Only Discounts

View discount programs on the main Members page

Identity Theft Monitoring & Protection

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Voluntary Hospitals House Staff Benefits Plan

View a comprehensive summary of all available benefits, plus the addendum

Regional Vice Presidents & Delegates

Regional Vice Presidents
Benjamin Abiri, Radiology
Roberto Cerrud-Rodriguez, Internal Medicine
Christina Gomez, Pediatrics
Pankaj Manocha, Psychiatry
Josephine Orrico, Anesthesiology
Amy Plasencia, Internal Medicine

Michele Stanchina, Internal Medicine
Gassan Kassim, Internal Medicine
Robert Levokove, Emergency Medicine
Daniel Zhen,  Surgery
Andrew Jones, Surgery
Florence Doo, Radiology (Alternate)
Richard Hempel, Psychiatry (Alternate)