Dual Pediatric Residency Salary and Benefits :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Salary and Benefits

Nationwide Children's and Doctors values a resident's work life and personal time. Please review all of the benefits available to our residents. If you need any further clarification, please contact Amy Raubenolt at Amy.Raubenolt@NationwideChildrens.org or (614) 722-4410.

Salary Information

Salaries for 2010-2011 Pediatric Residents are:
PL-1: $48,186.86
PL-2: $49,789.38
PL-3: $51,548.29

Paid Relocation

A "matched student" who moves to Columbus, Ohio to begin residency will receive up to $3,400 to assist with relocation expenses.

Paid Time-off
  • 21 Days Vacation + 6 Days Holiday Break (PL-1)
  • 21 Days Vacation + 7 Days Conf. Time & 6 Days Holiday Break (PL-2)
  • 21 Days Vacation + 7 Days Conf. Time & 6 Days Holiday Break (PL-3)
Holiday Break is taken over Christmas or New Year's
Paid Leave

30 Days Over Three Years (includes 7 interview days). Other uses: Personal illness; family illness; bereavement; birth of a child; adoption

Academic Fund
$300(PL-1)- $700(PL-2) - $900(PL-3)
Uses: Professional meetings; medical books; journals; software; professional memberships  
Meals & Beverages 
Monthly Meal Allowance ($60 Nationwide Children's/$200 Doctors) during on-call months
Catered Evening Meals on Weekends
Coffee Service in Resident Center 

Paid Fees

Paid Licenses
$1,150 —Temporary, Permanent, & Renewal of Medical Licenses
Paid Parking Fees
Nationwide Children's Hospital & The Ohio State University
Paid Memberships
AAP Membership, ACOP Membership, AOA Membership & PREP Subscription

Books Provided
AHA Handbook of Emergency Cardiac Care
Harriet Lane
Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation

Lab Coats and Scrubs
Three lab coats and three sets of scrubs

Sponsored Life Support Certifications and Renewals
AAP's NRP Cert & Recert
PALS Cert & Recert
BLS Recert
ACLS Recert
Pediatric Trauma Course


Paid Insurance
  • Personal Malpractice (within confines of residency)
  • Disability Insurance (during residency)
  • Life Insurance (during residency)
Shared Premiums
Employee Health Benefit Plan (includes medical, dental, and vision).
Faculty Appointment
OSU Faculty appointment entitles resident to faculty privileges at OSU facilities which includes the use of library copiers, athletic facilities, and golf course, and discount passes for OSU cultural events.

Sponsored Events
$2,000 Annual Housestaff Social Fund
Annual Holiday Parties
Resident Recognition Dinner
Shrimp Extravaganza
Resident Get-Togethers

Retreats & Orientation
New Resident Orientation - Five Days
PL-1 Retreat - Two Days
Supervisory Training - Two Days
PL-2 Retreat - Two Days
PL-3 Retreat - One Day
OMM Retreat - Two Days

Evening Clinic
Children's NICU
Children's PICU

On-site Child Care
Children's has an on-site child care facility that is available to all employees. Early registration is encouraged due to limited class size.

Resident Contract
Special circumstances for individual programs may result in some deviations in the contract. Please contact the individual Program Director or Karen E. Heiser, Ph.D., Vice-President of Children's Institute for Pediatric Education, at (614) 722-4905 if you have questions. View Resident Contract.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
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