The Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics track of the Internal Medicine Residency program offers some great benefits. Those selected for the residency program receive the following salary and benefits:

Salary Information

The following is a breakdown of resident salaries for 2020-2021:

  • PGY-1   $56,265
  • PGY-2   $57,960
  • PGY-3   $59,813
  • PGY-4   $61,864

Paid Relocation - A "matched student" who moves to Columbus, Ohio from 50 miles or more to begin residency will receive up to $2,000 to assist with relocation expenses (minus applicable income tax)
Paid Time Off - 21 days of vacation yearly for all 4 years. 7 days conference time yearly during PGY-2, 3 & 4. Seven Days off to Interview during PGY-3 or 4 years
Holiday Break - Additional time off for major holidays based on departmental holiday schedules
Paid Medical Leave - 30 days over 4 years for personal illness, family illness, bereavement, birth of a child, adoption
Paid Parking Fees - At Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University. All residents receive an Ohio State faculty parking pass, allowing access to parking garages adjacent to the Medical Center. 
Meals and Beverages - Meal allowances are provided for each block. 

Academic Fund

 For use to cover costs associated with professional meetings, medical books, journals, software and professional memberships.

  • $100 - PGY-1
  • $550 - PGY-2
  • $650 - PGY-3 & 4

Please note that following life support certifications and renewals are sponsored and covered by the program: AAP's Neonatal Resuscitation Course, Basic Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Trauma Course

Lab Coats and Scrubs

  • 2 Nationwide Children's lab coats
  • 2 Ohio State lab coats
  • 2 sets of scrubs for each Children's and Ohio State
  • Some residents opt for 1 lab coat and 1 fleece for each entity
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center provides free laundry and dry cleaning to all house staff.

Sports Facilities

Ohio State two of the best recreation facilities in the country, the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) and a West Campus satellite facility, the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC).  Residents at Nationwide Children's Hospital also have access to a workout facility in the Resident Center, or can join the employee gym.

Additional Benefits

Paid Insurance - Personal Malpractice (within confines of residency) Disability Insurance (during residency) Life Insurance (during residency)
Shared Premiums - Employee Health Benefit Plan includes medical, dental and vision coverage
Faculty Appointment - Ohio State Faculty appointment entitles resident to faculty privileges at Ohio State facilities, which includes the use of library copiers, athletic facilities and golf course, and discount passes for Ohio State cultural events.
Books Provided - AHA Handbook of Emergency Cardiac Care. Harriet Lane Handbook. Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Paid Licenses - Training Certificates
Memberships - Paid AAP Membership and PREP Subscription, ACP Membership for Interns and National Med-Peds Residency Association, AMA

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