Department of Pediatrics

Global Child Health Pediatrics Residency Benefits


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

Stipend and additional benefit information is available on the Graduate Medical Education website.

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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 Global Health assignment
  • Reimbursement of hotel coverage for any lay over flights en-route to Global Health assignment
  • Up to $2,000 for baggage and any storage fees while at your Global Health assignment
  • Free Baylor College of Medicine Travel Clinic screening prior to your departure to your Global Health assignment
  • Up to $1,200 per month in rent while at your Global Health assignment
  • Travel and Hotel allowance to attend annual Global Health 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
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