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Fellowship Stipend and Benefits

Stipends for the 2022–2023 fellows are as follows:

Program YearStipend
PGY 4 $74,335
PGY 5 $77,310
PGY 6 $80,431

Health Benefits

  • As UT Southwestern employees, fellows will be provided health care benefits, which include medical, dental, and vision plans based on their need for coverage of themselves and eligible family members. Health benefits for fellows are subsidized by Children's Medical Center.
  • UT Souwthwestern Benefits

Leave Policy

  • Fellows are allowed four weeks of paid vacation per year of fellowship training. Additional leave (e.g., pregnancy, illness, family issues) is at the discretion of the Program Director; however, trainees must complete 33 months of training during the course of three years. When leave is in excess of three months, the trainee will be required by ACGME guidelines to extend the training period in order to complete 33 months of training
  • “Compensatory time” is earned for fellows required to work on University holidays and may be used for additional paid leave. Fellows are compensated for any compensatory time, vacation, and sick leave (which rolls over) that is not used at the end of fellowship.
  • The timing of vacations is at the discretion of the Program Director and will be determined in conjunction with the trainee’s requests.

Other Benefits

Fellows are provided with:

  • Personal copies of Nathan and Oski and Pizzo and Poplack text books
  • Personal UTSW MacBooks to use throughout the duration of fellowship
  • Memberships to major professional societies
  • Yearly education fund of $1,000
  • Cost of attendance at one professional meeting per year, with support for additional meetings available if fellows are presenting research
  • Free, nearby parking

Why Dallas

As the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, the Dallas-Fort Worth region is a modern, diverse, vibrant, and rapidly growing area. The region offers a high standard of living at an affordable price with something for everybody. Whether you prefer living in a dense, urban, walkable neighborhood or a quieter locale with room for a spacious home and a yard, you will be able to find something for you within easy range of work.

The greater Dallas area has a thriving dining scene with authentic restaurants and grocery stores from many different cultures, world-class fine arts encompassing the symphony, opera, and many museums, professional and collegiate teams from every major sport with a passionate following, and numerous parks, trails, and lakes to feed your wild side. As the site of many major corporate headquarters, as well as a burgeoning start-up scene, Dallas is home to an ever-growing population of young and creative professionals. Pay us a visit and you may be surprised to learn what a unique and exciting place this is to live. Visit say yes to Dallas for more information.

Contact Us

Tanya Watt, M.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

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Kay Chapa

Coordinator, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

Phone: 214-456-3292