Neurology and neurodevelopmental disabilities residents at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh also enjoy the added benefits of a book/travel allowance and free access to all University of Pittsburgh facilities. All Children’s Hospital residents and fellows have access to recreational facilities and sporting events at the University of Pittsburgh. Access to the University’s gym, racquetball courts and swimming pool is free.


The following salary levels have been approved for residents and fellows who will be training with UPMCMEP residency/fellowship programs.

Level Annual Gross Salary
PGY1  $59,727.28
PGY2 $61,823.42
PGY3 $63,627.27
PGY4 $65,900.80
PGY5 $68,207.33
PGY6 $70,594.58
PGY7 $73,065.39


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Supplemental monetary support for presenting research at conference ($500 for regional or national, $1000 for international)
  • $1000 Book money each year

Program PERKS

  • Annual Child Neurology Resident Retreat (call during retreat covered by faculty or Neurophysiology/Epilepsy fellow)
  • Annual Child Neurology Gala
  • Meal tickets provided for call nights
  • Reciprocal FREE access through University of Pittsburgh to gym
  • UPMC Perks – discounts and deals for UPMC employees on various local attractions, shows, gyms, businesses, and more, even including childcare
  • “Limbic Lounge” for CN/NDD residents stocked with snacks and coffee/tea