Salary & Benefits

Housestaff are paid bi-weekly, receiving 26 paychecks per year.  Pediatric resident stipend and benefits information can be found on the Graduate Medical Education’s Salary and Benefits page.


  • Malpractice insurance, life insurance, disability insurance at 70% of monthly pay, medical and dental insurance by MAMSI with minimal co-payments
  • Three weeks vacation per twelve-month period, plus six days off over the winter break holiday, not including time away for educational purposes (five days annually)
  • Six weeks of paid maternity leave plus departmentally approved vacation time
  • Board prep material provided in PGY2 year
  • Reimbursement for the cost of Step 3
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification in PGY1 year and recertification in PGY3 year
  • Membership dues to the Academy of Pediatrics with subscriptions to Pediatrics, Pediatrics in Review, AAP Newsletter, Pediatric Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Annals
  • Reimbursement for selected professional travel and allowances for educational expenses
  • Funding for journals, and travel to meetings or off-site electives in PGY2 and PGY3 years
  • Meals for residents required to remain overnight in the Hospital
  • Gym and lounge facilities (The University’s athletic and recreational facilities may be used by residents for a nominal annual fee.)
  • University-affiliated child care is located adjacent to the Children’s Hospital.

Further details and benefits may be found at the Graduate Medical Education’s Salary and Benefits page.

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