The training programs at Children's
Mercy Hospitals and Clinics provide a variety of perks,
benefits and on-site services and facilities to help make the
residents/fellows experience positive and rewarding. All
residents and fellows receive benefits as prescribed in the
Policies and Procedures governing Graduate Medical
Education. For more extensive details in regards to benefits,
please reference the
Policy and Procedure Manual. All residents are given the
The 2013-2014 salary for
residents and fellows is listed below. Fellows in the
Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program are subject to an
additional $14,000 per PGY level above and beyond what is listed
below and Optometry Residents start at $39,729.
|2013 - 2014 Salaries
PGY 1 $54,143
PGY 2 $56,473
PGY 3 $58,073
PGY 4 $60,912
PGY 5 $62,338
PGY 6 $64,471
PGY 7 $65,538
PGY 8 $67,137
|Annual Education Stipend
Educational Stipend - Residents/Fellows are provided educational funds to use towards books and other educational materials. PGY 1 receives $500; PGY 2 receives $1,000; and PGY 3 - 6 receives $1,500; PGY 7 and above receive $2250 per contract year.
The resident/fellow is eligible for group health and dental
insurance for self and dependents, at the hospital's
expense. Health and dental insurance coverage is fully
explained in and governed by the health insurance plan and summary
Professional liability insurance is provided through the
hospital's self-insured trust in the amount of two million dollars
($2,000,000) at the hospital's expense, in accordance with the
terms of the self-insured trust.
The resident/fellow is eligible for a benefit equal to sixty
per cent (60%) of their base salary if they are disabled for a
period of at least ninety (90) days, in accordance with the terms
of the life-insurance policy.
The resident/fellow is eligible to participate in short-term
disability paid 100 percent by the resident/fellow.
Tax savings are available through health-care and
dependent-care spending accounts. In addition, you may
pay your portion of premium cost for life, long-term
disability, medical, and dental coverage on a pre-tax
Benefits are provided to residents and fellows who are injured
performing their job.
Residents/fellows are expected hold Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certification before commencing training at Children's Mercy
Hospital. Residents/fellows are provided certification fees
for ACLS, PALS or ATLS Certification.
The resident/fellow will be provided meals through the hospital
cafeteria at the hospital's expense when on-call at
Pagers are provided at no cost to residents and fellows by the
The resident/fellow will be provided free parking at the
hospital during the term of the appointment.
Residents/fellows receive a limited number of white
A moving allowance of $300 is provided for any resident/fellow
moving from outside the metropolitan Kansas City area.
The resident/felow will be eligible to use all electronic
library services and the on site medical library located on the
ground floor of the hospital during the term of the appointment;
this library is available 24 hours, seven days a
week. The resident/fellow is also eligible to use the library
at the University of Missouri-Kansas City at the times and on the
days established by the university.
The resident/fellow is eligible for up to twenty (20) days of
paid vacation, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
The resident/fellow will accrue one day (eight hours) of
paid time off for illness after each full month of
Residents/fellows may take off up to 12 weeks per year for the
birth or adoption of a child in accordance with the Family Medical
Leave Act if eligible.
A resident/fellow who is adopting a baby or whose significant
other is pregnant should notify the program director as soon as
LOA are granted on a case-by-case basis by the program
director. LOA are normally unpaid. he ability to use vacation
and/or PTO time will be decided by the program director. The
decision will be based on the underlying need for the
A resident/fellow, who enlists or is drafted into the armed
forces of the United States, including reservists and members of
the national guard who are activated to military duty, other than
active duty for training purposes, shall be granted military leave
The hospital will consider paid professional leave for all
residents/fellows at the discretion of the program director for
the various reasons and determined on a case-by-case
Residents/fellows are allowed two days per year to attend
funeral services of a family member.