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Medical Corps Incentive Pay (IP) and Retention Bonus (RB) - FY2020

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

$75,000

$75,000

Cardiology-Adult/Pediatric

$59,000

$26,000

$39,000

$56,000

$0

Dermatology

$43,000

$17,000

$25,000

$38,000

$0

Emergency Medicine

$49,000

$21,000

$30,000

$44,000

$59,000

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   

$75,000   

$75,000   

Neurology Adult/ Pediatrics

$43,000

$13,000

$19,000

$25,000

$0

Neurosurgery (Note 1)

$59,000

$50,000

$65,000

$75,000

$75,000

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

$75,000

$75,000

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

$43,00

$17,000

$28,000

$50,000

$65,000

Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

$46,000

$24,000

$34,000

$48,000

$63,000

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

$75,000

$75,000

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.   These specialties may receive a higher annual IP amount for retention agreements of 4 or 6 years.    

SPECIALTY

IP rate with 4 year RB     

(prorated monthly)

IP rate with 6 year RB     

(prorated monthly)

Anesthesiology

$70,000

$85,000

General Surgery

$70,000

$85,000

Neurosurgery

$75,000

$90,000

Orthopedics

$70,000

$85,000

Subspecialty Category I     

$75,000

$90,000

2.   Requires primary specialty in General Surgery or as listed:

      a.  Cardio Thoracic Surgery;
      b.   Colon Rectal Surgery;
      c.   Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeons;
      d.   Oncology Surgery;
      e.   Organ Transplant;
      f.    Pediatric Surgery;
      g.   Plastic Surgery;
      h.   Trauma/Critical Care Surgery; or
      i.    Vascular Surgery.

3.   Nuclear Medicine Internists only.

4.   Internal Medicine/Pediatric Fellowship subspecialties in:

      a.   Allergy/Immunology;
      b.   Hematology/Oncology;
      c.   Neonatology; or
      d.   Nephrology.

5.   All internal medicine and pediatric subspecialties not listed in subspecialty category 1 and 3 listed separately:

      a.   Clinical Pharmacology;
      b.   Developmental Pediatrics;
      c.   Endocrinology;
      d.   Geriatrics Fellowship training;
      e.   Infectious Disease; or
      f.    Rheumatology.

6.   Physicians who Fellowship trained in:

      a.   OB/GYN;
      b.   Ophthalmology;
      c.   Otolaryngology; or
      d.   Urology.

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