Salaries (2019-2020)

PGY-1 $ 58,950
PGY-2 $ 60,904
PGY-3 $ 63,297
PGY-4 $ 65,795


  • Excellent health, life, disability, dental and vision care insurance benefits for residents and their spouse/dependents
  • Malpractice insurance covered by training program
  • Four weeks paid vacation per year (two 2-week blocks)
  • Free access from home and hospitals to UpToDate and electronic medical journals
  • Computer access to most electronic medical records from home to check labs, sign charts, etc.
  • Meal allowance when on call or night shifts at both UC San Diego and Rady Children's
  • Lunch provided at many noon conferences
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Sick leave
  • Tax-deferred retirement plan (403(b) plan)
  • Housing stipend $5,000/year
  • Education allowance $500/year
  • Free lab coats and laundry service
  • BLS/ART/PALS/NRP certification at no cost to housestaff
  • Stipend of $1700 toward initial medical licensure and $800 toward renewal
  • DEA license paid for by UCSD
  • AAP and NMPRA membership paid for by program
  • In-service exams paid for by program
  • Discounted MKSAP Digital available through the program with reimbursement for significant portion of cost
  • Reimbursement for Lyft, Uber or other ride service if you are too tired to drive home

Terms and Conditions

Details of appointment:  Terms and Conditions 2019-2020