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Salary and Benefits


  • MP1: $ 56,217
  • MP2: $ 58,067
  • MP3: $ 60,123
  • MP4: $ 62,873

Paid Time Off / Year

  • 15 Vacation days (Monday-Friday)
  • 5 CME days
  • Holiday Break - number of days differ slightly yearly, usually 5-6 days over Christmas or New Years
  • 15 Sick Leave days

Academic Funds
MP1 residents receive MKSAP books in preparation for boards, and e-books (Redbook, Pediatric 5-Minute Consult, Pediatric Drug Book, Adult 5-Minute Consult, Harrison's, and many others). In addition, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support are arranged and held during the orientation period at no cost to the incoming resident.

The Department of Pediatrics will cover the cost to attend 1 conference during residency.
The Department of Medicine gives up to $1000 for approved conferences.

** additional conference attendance may be available for residents
who present at national meetings, but is subject to Program Director approval.

Books Provided:

  • Medicine
    • General Internal Medicine textbook for new interns
    • MKSAP MP1
  • Pediatrics ***Peds supplies a laptop***
    • MedStudy 
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support textbook
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program textbook
    • Bright Futures pocket guide

Meals and Nutrition
All residents are given a quarterly meal stipend from both departments to offset the cost of meals purchased in the hospital cafeteria. In addition, the resident refrigerator in the Medicine lounge is stocked daily with cold sandwiches, potato chips, and sodas for residents working overnight. The Pediatric lounge is stocked with soda, water and has vending machines that accept the meal cards. Meals are also provided for noon conferences.

Medical and Life Insurance
Medical insurance coverage is offered to residents by the University for a small cost. Additional coverage for dependents is available at an additional cost. Policies are currently available through the State of Oklahoma. Please ask for additional information.

One to one and a half times base pay life insurance and professional malpractice insurance sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.

Off campus moonlighting is allowed. Initiation of moonlighting must be arranged by the resident and approved by the program director prior to starting.  In house moonlighting available as well.  J1's and H1b's are not allowed to moonlight.

Resident Lounge
There are private pediatric and private medicine resident lounges.  Residents use this area to relax, eat, watch TV, and conduct online medical searches while on call (internet access is also available in all patient care areas).

Central, convenient parking is available to all residents within a short walk to all hospitals. Reserved parking is available for an additional fee.

Four lab coats are provided to incoming residents, 2 from Medicine and 2 from Pediatrics. Scrubs are also provided by the hospital while on call for Medicine and Pediatrics.

Intern Orientation - held the last 2 weeks of June
Intern Retreat - 2 day retreat

Contact Information  
Ms. Kathy D. Graham
OU Children's Hospital 
1200 Everett Drive., Ste. 8305
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: (405) 271-5211 ext. 42263 Fax: (405) 271-2945 
Email: Kathy Graham

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Chief Resident's
Dr. Ahmad Hassan and Dr. Sarah Nimri