Department of Pediatrics



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


Current Stipends


Academic Year July 2019 - 2020

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

Benefits and Reimbursements

  • 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
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Interns will receive a $1,000 stipend to be used towards educational materials or reimbursement for USMLE Step 3
  • Interns will be paid a stipend of $2,000 for attending orientation
  • $1,000 relocation stipend for interns moving to Houston outside the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area
  • Upper levels will receive up to $2,000 travel reimbursements to attend select pediatric meetings or $1,000 educational stipend to purchase educational material
  • Upper levels will be reimbursed for American Board of Pediatrics fees to sit for the Pediatric Boards

Global Child Health Benefits and Reimbursements

  • Reimbursement of two round trip ticket up to $2.500 for travels to your BIPAI assignment
  • Reimbursement of hotel coverage for any lay over flights en-route to BIPAI assignment
  • Up to $2,000 for baggage and any storage fees while at your BIPAI assignment
  • Free Baylor College of Medicine Travel Clinic screening prior to your departure to your BIPAI assignment
  • Up to $1,200 per month in rent while at your BIPAI assignment
  • Travel and Hotel allowance to attend annual BIPAI Network Meeting during year abroad

Baylor College of Medicine Wellness Benefit


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