Department of Pediatrics

Salary and Benefits

Civilian Stipends (2021-2022)

  • R1: $65,260
  • R2: $68,266
  • R3: $71,360


  • Residents at all levels of training receive three weeks (21 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.

Academic Fund

  • Civilian residents have an allowance up to $700 (R1-R2-R3). Unused funds cannot be forwarded into the new academic year. (Some of the uses: professional meetings; medical books, medical software, Step 3 study aids, stethoscope.)
  • Military residents must arrange travel through the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Medical Education. Military residents will receive $200 academic fund.


  • Each resident will receive a meal card for food. Lunch is provided at noon lectures.


  • 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 available for civilian residents
  • TriCare health benefits for military
  • Long-term disability for civilian residents
  • Life insurance for civilian residents


  • Free parking


  • One lab coat with medical school logo and embroidered name

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 faculty discount at the bookstore.

Additional Benefits

  • Paid membership in the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • On-site daycare center at Dayton Children's Hospital
Last edited on 08/09/2022.