Department of Pediatrics

Salary and Benefits


Civilian Stipends

  • R1: $53,952
  • R2: $53,084
  • R3: $55,579


Residents at all levels of training receive three weeks (15 working days) annually as vacation.

Conference Time

Residents at all levels will receive five working days as study time or conference time. If used as study time, residents are expected to follow study week policy. Civilian residents have an allowance of up to the following amounts for the purpose of paying for travel, etc.:

  • R1: $250
  • R2: $500
  • R3: $750

Military residents must arrange travel through the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Medical Education.


All residents have an annual allowance of $200 for books and/or software. Unused funds may not be forwarded into the new academic year.


Each resident will receive a meal card for food. Lunch is provided at case conferences (Thursdays).


  • Professional liability ($1M per occurrence/$3M aggregate) while at Dayton Children's or Miami Valley Hospital
  • Federal Tort Claims while at WPAFB
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance through DCH for civilians
  • TriCare health benefits for military
  • Long-term disability for civilians
  • Life insurance for civilians


Free parking


  • One lab coat with medical school logo and embroidered name
  • Two sets of blue scrubs

Faculty Appointment

Residents are appointed as Junior Resident Instructors in the Boonshoft School of Medicine. This entitles the resident to a number of faculty privileges at the university, including use of the library and athletic facilities and a faculty discount at the bookstore.

In Addition...

  • Paid membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • On-site daycare center at Dayton Children's Hospital
Last edited on 01/28/2015.