Postdoctoral Appointments

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Last Revised 1/23/2018


  • Postdoctoral appointments are annual.
  • Send an email to Mitra Haddad 60 days in advance of the appointment start date with Postdoc’s
    • Legal name (1st & last names)
    • Program name 
    • Appointment start & end dates
    • Postdoc email address 
    • Call Mitra with the person’s SSN
    • Specify whether one is new to Stanford or continuing appointment 
  • For trainees moving from GME payroll to Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA), appointment paperwork must be scanned in PDF format sequentially, and be sent in one e-mail.


Deadline is June 1st of every year.

Occupational Health Clearance with Stanford University

  • Programs need to provide a letter with the Postdoc Checklist to GME from Stanford University Occupational Health office verifying Medical Clearance and that House staff can work with patients without restriction.

Pls. have your house staff call Environmental Safety Facility (ESF) to make an appointment and have the following documents at the time of appointment:

1. Immunization records to be provided by house staff
2. Completed & approved Health Screening Payment Authorization Form to be provided by program. To obtain a copy of the form, visit


Environmental Safety Facility (ESF)University Occupational Health Center:

480 Oak Road, Room B15, Stanford, CA 94305-8007

Phone: (650) 725-5308