Compensation & Benefits

Salaries for fellows for the 2021-2022 year:







  • Health, dental vision insurance benefits. Life insurance and disability insurance are available.
  • Housing Stipend: $12,000 for 2020 and 2021 ($1,000 each month, paid as wages and subject to withholdings (i.e., taxes))
  • Annual Educational Allowance: $1,000
  • Food Allowance: $3,000 per year at UCLA hospital cafeterias and Med Cafe
  • Relocation Reimbursement (restrictions apply): $2,750
  • Cell phone/Pager – work iPhone X provided
  • License Reimbursement: Covers license renewal
  • Fee-exempt DEA during training (savings of $731)
  • Uniforms: Mattel scrubs, white coats and UCLA-logo jackets
  • Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC): Free access to mental health & counseling center located on the Westwood Campus in the Center for Health Sciences
  • Janet and Ray Scherr Fellowship Loan Repayment Endowment Program – Program provides loan assistance for fellows to repay medical student debt and to encourage fellows to pursue a career in pediatric academic medicine. Loan amount a maximum of $10,000 per fellow per year of fellowship. All applicants are evaluated on a competitive basis depending on their potential for an academic career post-fellowship.

For additional Benefits information, please visit the UCLA GME website