Salaries and Benefits
Annual Educational Stipend
$250 is provided for Pediatric residents in their first and second years
A stipend of $500 is provided to residents in their final year of training
Board Preparation Materials
MedStudy Pediatric Book Series
AAP PREP Questions
Up to Date access
American Academy of Pediatrics Membership
Includes major publications, such as The Red Book, and subscriptions to Pediatrics in Review, PREP and Pediatrics
LSU has an extensive library with electronic retrieval
Meal cards: Residents receive a plastic meal card for use in the cafeteria with an allowance of $125 per month. In addition, all residents receive meal discounts in the hospital cafeteria.
White coats are provided for all residents.
Parking privileges for the parking facilities at Children's Hospital and Touro Infirmary are issued to all residents at no cost. Security monitors all parking garages and parking lots on a regular basis.
In addition to the vacations listed above, residents also receive seven days off around either Christmas or New Year's.