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Medical Learners & Residents
Hamilton Health Sciences is proud to partner with McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences to offer a unique academic environment for medical students and residents to learn and provide highly skilled care to our patients in the process.

Information for Residents
Please see our Things to Know tip sheet for important information for residents!

Resident Information, Pay & Benefits
Residents are paid by Hamilton Health Sciences, and as such are considered employees of the organization. Residents can access personal information & pay slips via myHR - HHS' online HR system.

Residents working at Hamilton Health Sciences - how to access myHR
Residents working at all other sites - how to access myHR
myHR FAQ's

If you..
  • Need to update personal information (contact info, mailing address etc)
  • Have questions pertaining to your pay
  • Have questions pertaining to your benefits
  • Have questions pertaining to the myHR system
  • ...please contact Human Resources at myHR@hhsc.ca or call ext. 46947.

    Call Stipends
    Call stipends entries are due 30 days following the month in which the call was worked.
    To submit your calls, please visit https://hhsstipend.hhsc.ca/.
    Stipends are paid on a quarterly basis on the second pay of the month in:
  • October
  • January
  • April
  • July
  • For more information on call stipends (types of call, due dates, maximums), please visit the PARO website.

    If you have any questions about your stipends, please contact resorient@hhsc.ca.


    Call Rooms
    Call rooms are available weekdays from 4:00 p.m. – return key by 9:00 a.m. and weekends from 12:00 p.m. (MUMC), 1:00 p.m.(HGH & JH) – return key by 9:00 a.m.

    Key boxes can be found in the following locations:
  • Hamilton General Hospital – Level 2 near Emergency
  • Juravinski – B3 Call Room Area
  • McMaster – 3E Call Room Area

  • Please Note:
  • Please remove ALL personal items when vacating the call room
  • Failure to return a key will result in a $150 replacement charge


  • Lockers
    Lockers are available for day use only.
    Lockers at the Hamilton General are located on Level 0, Room 12 (code is same as call room area
    For lockers at the Juravinski & Mcmaster sites, please contact your program.

    Miscellaneous
    Prior to your first day, the team at the Postgraduate Medical Education Office will arrange for items including:
  • Badge
  • IT Access
  • Dictation Number
  • ScrubEx Access
  • Pager
  • Parking
  • Initial Mask-Fit
  • If you have any questions about these items, please contact Shauna Ferguson at the PGME office.

    If you are unsure who to contact with your questions, you can contact the Medical Affairs team at resorient@hhsc.ca or at ext. 44281.
    Questions?
    Contact Medical Affairs at email resorient@hhsc.ca or at phone extension 44281
    Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

    Disclaimer: Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) offers Google Translate to better facilitate access for our community. However, HHS makes no claims regarding the accuracy of translations. Any and all health information should be verified by a health care professional.