Salary and Benefits

Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows are members of the University of Michigan House Officers Association. The House Officer's annual stipend is competitive with other training programs in the area. In addition, the University provides health, dental and disability benefits, as well as group life and professional liability insurance.


PGY 4 – $68,260

PGY 5 – $71,746

PGY 6 – $75,388

PGY 7 – $79,138

Salary increases occur when PGY levels are advanced (July).

Lump Sum Bonus:
Each November, House Officers receive a lump sum payment of 9.2% of their base salary.

House Officers receive 4 weeks of paid vacation per year.

Holiday Pay:
House Officers receive an additional 1/365 of their annual salary when they work one of the following holidays:  Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, or their Birthday.

CME Stipend:
Each fellow is provided with an annual $600 CME stipend to be used towards educational materials.

Research Stipend:
Each fellow is provided with a $2,500 research fund in support of their scholarly project. 

Annually, first and second year fellows attend the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow’s Conference.  Fellows are provided travel funds when presenting at national/regional meetings.

Memberships are provided to the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Life Support Training:
Advanced Pediatric Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) training is provided to all fellows.

Mileage Reimbursement:
Mileage reimbursement is provided when assigned to a facility that is more than fifteen (15) miles round trip from the hospital.