Pediatric Resident Benefits

  1. Salary:2018-2019
  2. Level Salary
    PL-1 57,400 
    PL-2 59,078
    PL-3 60,229
    PL-4 63,214
    PL-5 66,710
    PL-6 68,138
    PL-7 70,425


  3. Health Insurance: UPMC AdvantageGold 90/10 EPO and vision are fully paid by UPMC Medical Education (ME) for both Resident/Fellow and their dependents. 
  4. Dental Insurance: United Concordia and UPMC Dental both offer a Premium and Standard PPO – Premium for Standard PPO (individual coverage) is paid by UPMC, all other coverage levels have UPMC and the resident physician sharing the premium cost.
  5. Vacation: Three weeks for PL-1s (divided into one-week and two-week blocks). Three weeks for PL-2s and PL-3s. More flexibility is available, and residents may request vacation days during non-call rotations in the length of their choice. Vacation requests are subject to approval by the chief residents.
  6. Parking: On-campus, attached, covered parking is available to all residents for a small co-pay.
  7. Life Insurance: Life insurance coverage is provided to the nearest $1,000 above the annual stipend and includes Accidental Death and Dismemberment.
  8. Maternity Leave: 6 or 8 weeks paid leave of absence. Additional vacation time is discussed on an individual basis.
  9. Disability Insurance: Paid short-term disability of up to 26 weeks of complete disability is provided. The trainee must provide/complete required documentation with Work Partners and be under the care of a physician.

    Long-term disability insurance coverage also is provided.

  10. Professional Liability Insurance: Coverage is provided in accordance with Pennsylvania state mandated levels of coverage by Tri-Century Insurance.
  11. Meal Tickets: Meal Tickets are provided during night team and rotations with call responsibilities for PL1 through PL5.