Program Benefits

Benefits you will receive as a member of the housestaff of Children's Medical Center.

Stipends for 2013-2014

  • PL1 - $54,723
  • PL2 - $56,889
  • PL3 - $59,225


  • Major contribution to medical, dental, and life insurance for employees and spouses/dependents
  • Medical Malpractice Insurance
  • Parking
  • White coats- 3 per year
  • Membership to Texas Pediatric Society
  • Membership to American Academy of Pediatrics and professional journals
  • In-service training examination (American Board of Pediatrics) yearly for all house staff
  • MD consult subscription


  • $3,000 over 3 years for professional meetings, books and professional organization dues that can also be used for Global Health travel expenses 
  • Up to $1,000 in relocation reimbursement (receipts required; applies to incoming PL1s only)
  • Badge funds provided for meals on night shifts
  • Breakfast and lunch provided at conferences Monday through Friday
  • Opportunity to compete in annual softball game against faculty
  • Two-day retreat for PL1s
  • One day workshop retreat for PL2s