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Benefits

You are at the heart of everything we do

As a part of the Baylor Scott & White Health community, our residents and fellows work hard to make this the best place to give and receive safe, high-quality, compassionate care. They are at the heart of everything we do, and, to say thanks, we offer benefits to keep their entire family healthy and protected.

2021–2022 Stipends

Baylor University Medical Center Graduate Medical Education

Program Year Hourly Rate Annual Rate
PGY-1 $28.50 $59,280
PGY-2 $29.30 $60,944
PGY-3 $30.25 $62,920
PGY-4 $31.30 $65,104
PGY-5 $32.50 $67,600
PGY-6 $33.75 $70,200
PGY-7 $35.00 $72,800
PGY-8 $35.50 $73,840

Please note: These annual rates reflect the stipend awarded to residents and fellows who are training on the Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, campus only. For information on benefits offered to residents or fellows in a program on a different campus or to another type of trainee, please refer to the individual program pages.

If you have any questions, contact the benefits team at 844.41.PLACE (844.417.5223) for personalized assistance.

Employee Benefits Highlights

Baylor Scott & White offers a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.


Benefits include:

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k) retirement savings
  • Thrive wellness program
  • Protection
    • Life insurance
    • ADD insurance
    • Disability insurance
  • Time away from work
    • Paid time off
    • Bereavement leave
    • Jury duty pay
  • Work/life programs
    • Addiction recovery
    • Child care assistance
    • Discount program
    • Employee assistance
    • Emergency travel assistance
    • Legal services

We are committed to the well-being of every member of the Graduate Medical Education Program

This time in your professional career can be extremely challenging. As a Baylor Scott & White graduate medical trainee, there are a variety of resources available to you, ensuring you get the most out of your educational experience.

View Well-being Resources

Just for Residents and Fellows

We also provide special benefits to help you make the most of your educational experience and to make your daily routine more convenient.

  • Monthly meal allowance
  • Reimbursement for institutional permit fee
  • Free parking
  • Professional liability coverage while in program-related training
  • Medical society dues (institutional)
  • Three days of continuing medical education
  • Continuing medical education reimbursement
  • Funding assistance for research presentations at state and national conferences

Residents are required to obtain certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BCLS and ACLS) prior to beginning training at Baylor University Medical Center. Recertification during training is paid by Baylor University Medical Center.

Engagement Opportunities

We value feedback from our residents and fellows throughout their training – and beyond.

That's why we created the Housestaff Council, a representative committee that exchanges ideas to promote excellence in the training programs here. We encourage participation and welcome trainee suggestions and comments.

We also invite all of our alumni to stay connected through our Alumni Association, which provides membership benefits at no cost.