Department of Pediatrics

Benefits

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The following provides information about pediatric resident benefits and other program perks.

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Future Stipends

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(Academic year July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)

  • PL-I: $56,578
  • PL-II: $58,696
  • PL-III: $60,283
  • PL-IV: $62,718
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Future Stipends

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(Academic Year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

  • PL-I: $58, 276
  • PL-II: $60,457
  • PL-III: $62,092
  • PL-IV: $64,600
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Benefits

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  • Medical and dental insurance at no cost for trainee
  • Life insurance (1.5 times annual salary)
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Holiday time off (3-day holiday annually)
  • White Coats Laundered
  • Parking reimbursement via supplemental pay
  • Interns will receive $1,000 book money stipend via supplemental pay
  • Interns are paid for orientation via supplemental pay ($2,000) which includes the cost of your Texas Medical Board training permit and parking during pediatric orientation
  • $1,000 relocation stipend via supplemental pay for interns moving to Houston outside the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area
  • Upper level residents professional meeting stipend up to $2,000 via travel reimbursement or $1,000 book money stipend via supplemental pay
  • Senior residents reimbursed for American Board of Pediatrics exam registration
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Flex Days

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  • PGY-1: 1 Day
  • PGY-2: 2 Days
  • PGY-3: 2 Days
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Sick Leave

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14 days annually (no roll over)

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Personal Days

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  • PGY-1: 3 Days
  • PGY-2: 3 Days
  • PGY-3: 3 Days
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Baylor College of Medicine Wellness Benefits

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Enjoy discounts at fitness centers near the medical center. These include:

  • Baylor College of Medicine on-campus gym
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston Auxiliary Enterprises Recreation Center
  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • LA Fitness
  • Gold's Gym
  • YMCA
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Baylor College of Medicine Vitality Program

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All Baylor College of Medicine employees are eligible to participate in BCM Vitality program. The BCM BeWell Wellness program has partnered with vitality, an interactive and personalized wellness portal. If you are looking to lose weight, become more active, or simply maintain a healthy lifestyle, Vitality will help you achieve the health wellness goals you may have.

  • You will be able to set a health goal and track or measure your progress. As you enter your progress, you will receive tips, tools, and resources to help you achieve that goal in a way that works best for you!
  • For every goal you achieve, you will earn Vitality activity points. With these points you are eligible to redeem various prizes from Vitality Mall, ranging from Amazon gift, fitness devices, and more!
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Program Perks

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Along with the above benefits, a Baylor pediatric resident will also be able to enjoy a few other perks of the program.

Membership to Texas Pediatric Society and American Academy of Pediatrics

Intern retreat: Two-day weekend fall retreat held at the Woodland's Resort

Juniors Day for all junior residents (includes third year Ped/Genetics and Medical Pediatrics Residents).

Seniors Day for all senior residents

Breakfast at morning report and lunch at all noon conferences

Events tickets: Every month raffle tickets for sports, fine arts, rodeo and more