Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Program Information from FRIEDA

Ethan Jackson TEE
Stanford University Program
Identifier: 040-05-21-025
Specialty: Anesthesiology
Contact Information
Last updated: 07/09/2013
Program Director: Alex Macario, MD, MBA
Stanford Univ Med Ctr
Rm H3589
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305-5117 Tel: (650) 723-7377
Fax: (650) 725-8544
Person to contact for more information about the program:
Janine Roberts
Stanford Univ Med Ctr
Rm H3580
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305-5117 Tel: (650) 723-7377
Fax: (650) 725-8544
Web Address:
Program Basic Information
Accredited length 3/4 years
Required length 3/4 years
Accepting applications for 2014-2015 Yes
Will be accepting applications for 2015-2016 Yes
Program start dates July
Participates in ERAS Yes
Affiliated with U.S. government No
Institution list
Sponsor: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Stanford, CA
Participant: Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford - Palo Alto, CA
Participant: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - San Jose, CA
Participant: Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System - Palo Alto, CA
Comments: We are affiliated with four transitional spots at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Annual events include resident refresher course, Tahoe and wellness weekend retreats, difficult airway and regional workshops. Annual housing stipend.
Total Program Size
Year Positions
1 8
2 24
3 23
4 26
Primary teaching site Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Primary teaching site uses electronic medical records Yes
Program best described as: University-based
Requires previous GME Yes, 1 years
Offers preliminary positions Yes
Participates in the Main Match of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Yes Code(s): 1820040C0
Participates in the Advanced or Fellowship Match of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Yes Code(s): 1820040A1, 1820040A0
Participant in San Francisco match No
Participant in another matching program No
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions 140
Required letters of recommendation 4
Latest date for applications for 2014-2015 11/01/2012
Interview period 11/13/2012-- 01/10/2013
Earliest date for applications for 2015-2016 -
Latest date for applications for 2015-2016 -
Interview period -
USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 requirements for interview consideration
Step 1 required Minimum score Step 2 required Minimum score
Yes 200 No
IMGs should have, among other qualifications, one or more of the following.
Contact the program for additional information.
Current ECFMG certification Yes
US citizenship Yes
US permanent resident Yes
J-1 visa Yes
H1-B visa No
F-1 visa No
Unrestricted state medical license for this state No
Program Faculty
Faculty type Physician Non-physician
Full-time paid 123 6
Part-time paid 20 5
Total 143 11
Percentage of full-time paid female physician faculty 33.3%
Ratio of full-time equivalent paid faculty to positions 1.7 to 1
Work schedule
Avg. hrs/wk on duty during first year (excluding beeper call) 55
Maximum consecutive hours on duty during first year (excluding beeper call) 24
Average number of 24-hour off duty periods per week during first year 2.0
Program allows moonlighting No
Night float system (Residents participate during first year) Yes
Offers awareness and management of fatigue in residents/fellows Yes
Call schedule
Year Most taxing schedule and frequency per year Beeper or home call (weeks/year)
1 Every fourth night for 1 month(s) NGO
2 Every fourth night for 1 month(s) NGO
3 Every fourth night for 1 month(s) NGO
NA=Not Applicable, NGO = Negotiable, OTH = Other
Educational Environment
Educational setting Year 1
Avg. hours/week of regularly scheduled lectures/conferences 5
Training at hospital outpatient clinics NA
Training in ambulatory non-hospital community-based settings, e.g., physician offices, community clinics NA
Educational benefits
Physician impairment prevention curriculum Yes
Integrative medicine curriculum Yes
Debt management/financial counseling Yes
Formal program to develop teaching skills No
Formal mentoring program Yes
Formal program to foster interdisciplinary teamwork Yes
Continuous quality improvement training Yes
International experience Yes
Resident/fellow retreats Yes
Off-campus electives No
Hospice/home care experience No
Cultural competence awareness Yes
Instruction in medical Spanish or other non-English language No
Alternative/complementary medicine curriculum Yes
Economics of health care systems curriculum No
MPH/MBA or PhD training Yes
Research rotation Optional
Educational features  
Offers additional training or educational experience beyond accredited length No
Offers a primary care track No
Offers a rural track No
Offers a women's health track No
Offers a hospitalist track No
Offers a research track/nonaccredited fellowship Yes
Offers another track No
Resident evaluation
Yearly specialty in-service examination required Yes
Patient surveys Yes
Portfolio system Yes
360 degree evaluations Yes
Objective Structured Clinical Examinations No
Program evaluation
Program graduation rates Yes
Resident assessment of curriculum Yes
In-training examination scores Yes
Performance-based assessment scores (eg, OSCE) Yes
Employment Policies and Benefits
Part-time/shared positions No
On-site child care No
Subsidized child care No
Allowance/stipend for professional expenses Yes
Leave for educational meetings/conferences Yes
Moving allowance Yes
Housing stipend Yes
On-call meal allowance Yes
Free parking No
PDAs Yes
Placement assistance upon completion of program Yes
Cross coverage in case of illness/disability Yes
Compensation and leave  
Grad year Salary compensation Vacation weeks Sick days
2 $55,994 3 20
3 $60,278 3 20
4 $63,690 3 20
Maximum number of paid days for family/medical leave NGO
Maximum number of unpaid days for family/medical leave NGO
Major medical benefits
Major medical insurance for residents Fully paid by institution
Major medical insurance for dependents Fully paid by institution
Outpatient mental health insurance Fully paid by institution
Inpatient mental health insurance Fully paid by institution
Group life insurance Fully paid by institution
Dental insurance Fully paid by institution
Disability insurance Fully paid by institution
Disability insurance for occupationally-acquired HIV Not available
Medical insurance coverage begins When resident/fellow starts program


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