Pediatric Fellowship Employment Terms/Conditions/Benefits
Stipends are determined annually and minimums are posted on the MCWAH website; the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Department of Anesthesiology supplement the fellowship stipend beyond the MCWAH posted PGY level.
Vacations, leaves, retirement plans, and insurance benefits: http://www.mcw.edu/humanresources/Benefits.htm
Call rooms, meals, and laundry services: http://www.mcw.edu/GME/Benefits/MealsCallRooms.htm
Professional liability insurance: The MCW Professional Risk Management Department coordinates the professional liability self-insurance program and assures liability coverage with the Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund in excess of the primary annual limits of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 in the aggregate.
We provide 15 days of vacation and 5 days of sick time or personal leave (this is the maximum permitted by the ABA).
Fellows receive a generous professional expenses stipend - currently $2000.
Other: The department provides a textbook, coat, and custom precordial stethoscope.
Meeting time: 5 meeting days are allotted for education; meetings must be approved by the Program Director.
Non-clinical time: Varies by service and individually demonstrated need; one day is allotted for each OR month.
Fellows in good academic standing are permitted a month of elective time to customize training (See Rotations).