Incoming Residents/Fellows


Incoming Housestaff


Orientation dates


GME Office

Housestaff Orientation Video

Encrypt your smartphone, laptop and desktop!

From the Stanford IRT website:


Legally, you are personally and fiscally responsible for any information disclosure from your computer or mobile devices, whether accidental or not. 


Before Orientation

  • Sign trainee contract
  • Complete all requirements on New Hire Packet listed in MedHub
  • Complete the required training by June 15, 2018
  • Encrypt your smartphone and laptop
  • Read GME's Housestaff Policies & Procedures


Orientation Day

  • Bring 2 forms of identification (passport and birth certificate -OR- Social Security Card and a driver's license with picture)
  • Bring I-9 Receipt, part of the MedHub checklist
  • Read GME's Housestaff Policies & Procedures


After Orientation

Last Revised 01/23/2018


Ann M. Dohn, MA
Director, Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)

Welcome, Incoming Resident/Fellow!

The Department of Graduate Medical Education is delighted to welcome you and your families to Stanford. We are here to assist you with settling into your internship/residency.


Location & Hours

We are located on the fourth floor of the Hospital in room HC435. Please feel free to stop by. Our hours are Monday - Friday 7:45am to 4:30pm or by appointment.



You are required to attend Housestaff Orientation. If you are leaving a residency training program and cannot attend orientation you will not be allowed to start training without completion of the orientation process.

I hope to get to know each of you personally in the coming year. Best wishes on the start of your training at Stanford Health Care.

Orientation Dates

Orientation Conflicts

If you are leaving an outside internship/residency program and are unable to attend one of the orientations, please contact the Department of Graduate Medical Education at (650) 723-5948 no later than the first orientation in June. You will NOT be able to start without attending orientation.

What do I need to bring to Orientation?

  1. Two forms of identification. Choose one:
    1. passport and birth certificate, -OR-
    2. Social Security Card and a driver's license with picture.
  2. Bring I-9 Receipt, part of the MedHub checklist
  3. Smartphone, if you own one, for SHC required encryption.

You are required to visit all stations and obtain a sign-off before leaving orientation.