The stipends and benefits listed below are effective for the academic year for residents and fellows employed by Baptist Health via a trainee agreement, and are subject to change for future cohorts.

Employment Stipend

PGY1 $55,000
PGY2 $57,000
PGY3 $59,000
PGY4 $61,000
PGY5 $63,000
PGY6 $65,000
PGY7 $67,000
PGY8 $70,000

Time Off

Time Off Days

between 16 and 24 days, based on program guidelines

Educational Days

Up to 5 paid educational days off each academic year

Additional Benefits*

  • Team Bonus – eligible for quarterly payments if program criteria is met. Fellows in programs not accredited by the ACGME are excluded from this benefit.
  • Reimbursement for approved educational expenses:
    • Post Graduate Year 1 - $1,000
    • Post Graduate Year 2 - $1,250
    • Post Graduate Year 3 - $1,500
    • Post Graduate Year 4,5,6,7 - $1,750
  • Licensing and Exam Fees – up to $3,750 over the length of your training program
  • Professional Membership – up to $200 annually towards professional memberships.
  • Monthly cell phone allowance
  • Complimentary meals in the Physician’s Lounge or discounted at the hospital cafeterias.

*Benefits are subject to change, please refer to the benefits document included in your trainee agreement

Total Rewards

Baptist Health has taken great measure to design a flexible and comprehensive “Total Rewards” package that meets your personal and professional career needs. Below is a sample of some of our Pineapple Perks. These benefits are updated based on calendar year, and are subject to change.
    • Two Medical Plans, plus a cash credit if you are covered under a non-Baptist Health plan.
    • Three Dental Plans, most of which include some coverage for orthodontics. The basic option is at no cost to employees only, a free benefit paid by Baptist Health.
    • A Vision Care Plan, offering coverage from either an optometrist or ophthalmologist.
    • Life Insurance / Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance — a free benefit paid by Baptist Health.
    • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance, up to five times your annual salary.
    • Dependent Life Insurance
    • Business Travel Insurance — a free benefit paid by Baptist Health.
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage — a free benefit paid by Baptist Health.
    • Group Legal Services.
    • Pet Care Membership Savings Program.
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care.
    • Health Incentive Account — the annual wellness incentives you earn are deposited into this account to pay or be reimbursed for qualified medical expenses such as deductibles and copays.

    • Retirement Plan, with basic and matching contributions from Baptist Health.
    • Personal Financial Management Services, with free seminars and one-on-one consultations.
    • Credit Union, including free checking, MasterCard, ATM and low-cost loans.
    • Sunshine Fund, offering interest-free loans based on employee need.
    • Payroll Deductions for items such as the Florida Prepaid College Plan, employee housing, cafeteria, gift shop and Baptist Health Market purchases.

    • Adoption Benefit of up to $10,000 per child (maximum $20,000 per employee).
    • Early Learning Centers at Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Homestead Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Bethesda Hospital East.
    • Employee Discounts through LifeWorks on many services and products available in the community and nationwide.
    • Eligible Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program— remaining loan balance forgiven after 120 qualifying loan payments while working full-time
    • Free unlimited access to care, including mental health services, via Care on Demand.
    • Employee Health Services, including care hours if you are ill and cannot get to your doctor right away.
    • LifeWorks, an employee assistance and work/life balance program that provides you and your loved ones free, confidential assistance with work and family issues and provides resources for everyday life needs.
    • Parking – free of charge at Baptist Health facilities.
    • Professional Liability Insurance – provided free of charge.
    • Public Transportation Benefit Program provides you with a 50 percent or more discount to ride Miami-Dade public transit and Tri-Rail.
    • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing — refinancing of federal and/or private student loans and Parent PLUS debt at low fixed and variable rates with a Welcome Bonus for employees who refinance.
    • Wellness Advantage, Baptist Health’s nationally recognized program of wellness services.
    • Access to gym and trainers at Fitness Facilities at select Baptist Health locations.