Employment Information

The Neurology Residency is a part of Graduate Medical Education at Washington University. The guidelines that govern all ACGME accredited programs within Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital are set forth by the GME Consortium. Guidelines for residency training are reviewed internally by the GME committee, who also coordinates educational and policy guidelines for all postgraduate education at Washington University assuring that programs fully comply with local, state and federal mandates.


Washington University Medical School/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Saint Louis Children's Hospital Approved House Staff Stipends for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021:

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

PGY 1 $60,540
PGY 2 $62,948
PGY 3 $65,783
PGY 4 $68,746
PGY 5 $70,777
PGY 6 $73,960
PGY 7 $77,290


A variety of affordable single and family (including same-sex partnerships) plans are provided to residents for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Malpractice insurance provided at no cost to the trainee.


Each resident will have three weeks of vacation and one additional week of paid time off per year.

Child Care for BJH Employees

St. Louis Children's Hospital operates two childcare facilities within the medical complex:

321 S. Newstead, St. Louis, MO 63110 — 314-454-4700
4353 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 — 314-362-0777

Programs are available for infants through kindergarten. Flexible program — full time, regular part time and variable part time — offered to help meet each family's scheduling needs. Enrollment offered year round, and tuition based on the amount of time your child is scheduled. Colorful rooms and an outdoor play area are equipped with various materials specifically suited to the children's age groups.


Other benefits

  • Parking provided for all residents free of charge
  • Meal vouchers provided for in-house calls
  • White coats provided annually
  • An educational allowance of $500 is provided during your residency.
  • Attendance to one national/international neurology conference during your training is mandatory and reimbursed by the Department of Neurology.
  • Residents receive privileges at the Washington University Medical School campus (e.g. libraries, gym, weight room and bookstore) as well as a number of discounts on goods and services in the St. Louis area.

You may visit the GME website for more information about items such as Responsibilities of Residents and Clinical Fellows, Stipends, Benefits, Evaluation and Promotion, Complaint Procedure, Supervision of Residents and Fellows, etc.

Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary (WUMCHA)

WUMCHA, a department of Barnes Jewish Hospital, has acted as a support group to address the unique needs of spouses, partners, residents, fellows and attending physicians affiliated with the Medical Center since 1982. Click on the following link to access the WUMCHA website.