Medical Corps Incentive Pay (IP) and Retention Bonus (RB) - FY2022

DoD FMR Volume 7A Chapter 5 (The following amounts are the maximum allowed by the Department of Defense.  For your specific service amount consult with your service personnel office.)

 

MEDICAL CORPS IP 1-YEAR RATE
(PRORATED MONTHLY)
General Medical Officer $20,000
Initial Residency $8,000
Internship $1,200
POST RESDENT or FELLOW GRADUATE (initial residency is the first residency completed) FULLY QUALIFIED IP RATE (prorated monthly) RB Rate (paid annually)
2-year 3-year 4-year 6-year
Aerospace Medicine (RAM) $43,000 $13,000 $19,000 $25,000 $0
Anesthesiology (Note 1) $59,000 $40,000 $55,000 $96,000 $111,000
Cardiology-Adult/Pediatric $59,000 $26,000 $39,000 $66,000 $85,000
Dermatology $43,000 $17,000 $25,000 $38,000 $0
Emergency Medicine $49,000 $21,000 $30,000 $54,000 $69,000
Family Practice $43,000 $17,000 $25,000 $38,000 $50,000
Gastroenterology Adult/ Pediatrics $49,000 $25,000 $36,000 $53,000 $0
General Internal Medicine $43,000 $13,000 $23,000 $35,000 $0
General Surgery (Note 1) $52,000 $50,000 $65,000 $103,000 $118,000
Neurology Adult/ Pediatrics $43,000 $13,000 $19,000 $25,000 $0
Neurosurgery (Note 1) $59,000 $50,000 $65,000 $101,000 $116,000
Obstetrics-Gynecology (OB-GYN) $54,000 $17,000 $25,000 $35,000 $0
Ophthalmology $51,000 $15,000 $21,000 $27,000 $0
Orthopedics (Note 1) $59,000 $43,000 $58,000 $86,000 $101,000
Otolaryngology $53,000 $22,000 $30,000 $38,000 $0
Pathology $43,000 $13,000 $20,000 $30,000 $0
Pediatrics $43,000 $13,000 $20,000 $30,000 $0
Physiatrist/Physical Medicine $43,000 $12,000 $13,000 $20,000 $0
Preventative/Occupational Medicine $43,000 $13,000 $20,000 $30,000 $0
Psychiatry Adult/ Pediatrics $43,000 $17,000 $28,000 $60,000 $75,000
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine $46,000 $24,000 $34,000 $58,000 $73,000
Radiology Diagnostic/Therapeutic $59,000 $31,000 $46,000 $66,000 $0
Subspecialty Category I (Notes 1 and 2) $59,000 $50,000 $65,000 $101,000 $116,000
Subspecialty Category II (Note 3) $51,000 $12,000 $18,000 $27,000 $0
Subspecialty Category III (Note 4) $46,000 $15,000 $20,000 $28,000 $0
Subspecialty Category IV (Note 5) $43,000 $13,000 $19,000 $25,000 $0
Subspecialty Category V (Note 6) $59,000 $26,000 $36,000 $50,000 $0
Urology $51,000 $20,000 $30,000 $45,000 $0
 

 NOTES:
 
1.  Requires primary specialty in General Surgery or as listed:
            1.1  Cardio Thoracic Surgery;
            1.2  Colon Rectal Surgery;
            1.3  Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeons;
            1.4  Oncology Surgery;
            1.5  Organ Transplant;
            1.6  Pediatric Surgery;
            1.7  Plastic Surgery;
            1.8  Trauma/Critical Care Surgery; or
            1.9  Vascular Surgery.
2.  Nuclear Medicine Internists only.
3.  Internal Medicine/Pediatric Fellowship subspecialties in:
            3.1  Allergy/Immunology;
            3.2  Hematology/Oncology;
            3.3  Neonatology; or
            3.4  Nephrology.
4.  All internal medicine and pediatric subspecialties not listed in subspecialty category 1 and 3 listed separately:
            4.1  Clinical Pharmacology;
            4.2  Developmental Pediatrics;
            4.3  Endocrinology;
            4.4  Geriatrics Fellowship training;
            4.5  Infectious Disease; or
            4.6  Rheumatology.
5.  Physicians who Fellowship trained in:
            5.1  OB/GYN;
            5.2  Ophthalmology;
            5.3  Otolaryngology; or
            5.4  Urology.

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