Department of Pediatrics

Baylor San Antonio Pediatric Residency Benefits


Benefits and Stipends


Information about stipends and benefits is available on the Graduate Medical Education website.



  • Medical and dental insurance at no cost for trainee
  • Life insurance (1.5 times annual salary)
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Short and long term disability at no cost for trainee


  • In-service training examination (American Board of Pediatrics) yearly for all house staff
  • Membership in American Academy of Pediatrics and Texas Pediatric Society
  • Access to the Texas Medical Center Library, including UpToDate and many other databases
  • BLS/PALS/NRP certification paid
  • Education reimbursement towards professional meetings or stipend towards purchase of books or reimbursement of USMLE step 3 or COMLEX
  • Departmental reimbursement for Texas Medical Board Training Permit (PIT)
  • Board Review Curriculum including MedStudy and PREP are provided

Time Off

  • Three weeks paid vacation per year
  • Sick time 14 days per year
  • Additional time available for educational leave
  • FMLA/parental leave available


  • Meal tickets for overnight teams
  • Professional development and team building retreats
  • No state income tax
  • Gym discounts
  • Annual cell phone stipend
  • Resident lounge and a in-house exercise room
  • Free parking
  • White coats
  • Resident social events throughout the year
  • Resident wellness program


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Residents Art Therapy

Our residents doing art therapy during our 2020 Winter Retreat.

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Our residents doing art therapy during our 2020 Winter Retreat

Our residents doing art therapy during our 2020 Winter Retreat.


Wellness Resources


Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our fellows have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View Baylor Wellness Resources.

The Baylor San Antonio Wellness Committee provides:

  • Monthly “Wellness” noon conference
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Residency social events throughout the year
  • Vitality competitions
  • Yoga/Mindfulness activities throughout the year

Life in San Antonio

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San Antonio is a vibrant city with a rich cultural and historical heritage, amazing food, year-round festivals, abundant outdoor activities with an average of more than 300 days of sunshine per year, great sports teams (Go Spurs! Go!), and endless attractions and events. You will always find something fun to do outside of work.

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