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Salary and Benefits

Stipends will be reevaluated in the fall of each year and any changes will be made effective October 1 each year.  All Residents will be notified if there are changes to the established stipend levels.Internal Medicine Pediatric Residency Interns

Resident stipends (approximate)

  • PL1 = $52,778
  • PL2 = $54,463
  • PL3 = $56,164
  • PL4 = $58,708


  • MUSC provided IPhone during residency
  • Parking paid for
  • Wellness Center Membership (fitness/gym)
  • Reimbursement for approved travel when presenting at a conference
  • Step III reimbursed
  • SC, DEA, DHEC licensure fees paid
  • PALS, NRP, BLS, ACLS training
  • Lab coats and scrubs
  • Membership to AAP, ACP, NMPRA
  • Annual resident retreats
  • SC AAP Conference in PGY2 year
  • Resident Wellness Activities
  • Insurance Benefits – Health, Dental, Disability
  • 24/7 EAP services


  • Monthly meal card allowance
  • Meal card supplement provided for all in-house night and weekend calls
  • Lunches provided for Pediatric Academic Half Day and other educational conferences throughout the year
  • Breakfast provided for Medicine Morning Report and lunch for Resident Business Meeting


  • 3 weeks paid annual leave plus a holiday
  • 3 weeks paid sick leave available
  • Maternity/Paternity/Medical Leave available

Texts & Online Resource’s:

  • Med-Study Pediatric Core Curriculum Books for Pediatric Board Study
  • MKSAP Print for Internal Medicine Board Study
  • Harriet Lane Handbook
  • MUSC Library, MUSC Library Books Online, and Clinical Resources (ie. PubMed, UptoDate, Lexicomp, and more)
  • Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (online)
  • Zitelli & Davis’ Atlas of Pediatrics Physical Diagnosis (online)
  • Pedialink and AAP Red Book and other online resources

GME Institutional Benefits