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Program Overview

Salary & Benefits

Paid Vacation 3 weeks paid vacation
Insurance
  • Malpractice: Provided by the State of West Virginia's "Comprehensive Liability Insurance Policy"
  • Group Term Life :  One and one-quarter percent ( 1 1/4 % )of annualized stipend with a minimum of $50,000 plus a $10,000 basic life insurance policy for a total of at least $60,000. Additional life insurance can also be purchased for the resident/fellow and their dependents.
  • Health: Variety of plans/costs ranging from $85/month to $520/month depending upon coverage and tobacco use status
  • Flexible Benefits: Dental/Vision.  All are pre-tax dollars.
  • Social Security: Employee and Employer pay social security taxes. International medical graduates who provide a copy of his/her J-1 Visa to administration will be exempt from social security taxes
  • Workers' Compensation: Coverage is provided.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: Provided to resident at no charge.
Sick Leave Residents accrue 15 days of sick leave annually.
Parking Free
Meals On - call meals are provided by the hospital
Book Fund PGY I: $500.00 annually
PGY II - PGY V: $1,000 annually
ATLS/ACLS/PALS Training

Provided

Salary

PGY I: $52,000
PGY II: $53,000
PGY III: $54,000
PGY IV: $55,000
PGY V: $56,000

F-1: $55,000 
F-2: $56,000
F-3: $57,000
F-4: $58,000

Plus a $2,000 Signing Bonus for Categorical Positions NRMP Matched

Other Benefits
  • Retirement: Residents can contribute to retirement plan however it is not matched by the company.
  • Marshall Rec Center membership with optional discounted rate for spouse.
  • Discounted laundry rate at White Way Cleaners ($8 per white lab coat).
Contract Sample Contract

Sample Rotation Schedule

PGY 1

Inpatient Service (4)
Outpatient Service (2)
NICU (2)
Selective (1)
Newborn Nursery (1)
Community Awareness (1)
Cardiology (1)

PGY 2

Individualized (2)
Elective/Individualized (1)
Inpatient (supervisory) (3)
PICU (1)
NICU (1)
Newborn Nursery (1)
Outpatient Service (1)
Emergency Medicine (1)
Behavior/Development (1)

PGY 3

Inpatient Service (supervisory) (2)
PICU (1)
Selective (2)
Emergency Medicine (1)
NICU (1)
Outpatient service (1)
Individualized (1)
Elective/Individualized (2)
Adolescent (1)

Selectives

Allergy/Immunology
Endocrinology/Metabolism
Gastroenterology
Genetics*
Hematology/Oncology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology*
Neurology
Pulmonology*
Rheumatology*
Cardiology

Electives

Radiology
Dermatology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Otolaryngology
Surgery
Research/Reading
International Health
Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
(Electives may also be chosen from selective list.)

*May be taken as away rotation with the approval of the Program Director. Only 1 away rotation per year may be taken during the PL-II and PL-III years. If the rotation is available locally it may not be taken as an away rotation.

Pediatric Residency Program Contacts

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
1600 Medical Center Drive, Ste. 3500
Huntington, WV 25701
304-691-1374
304-691-1375 (fax)

Audra Pritt, M.D. Program Director, Department of Pediatrics bannister4@marshall.edu

Lisa G. Watts, Pediatric Academic & Training Administrator lwatts@marshall.edu