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Last Revised 1/23/2018

Advanced Residency Training at Stanford (ARTS) Program

The Advanced Residency Training at Stanford (ARTS) Program offers the opportunity to combine clinical training with advanced research training to complete a PhD degree during or upon completion of residency or clinical fellowship.

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Chief Resident of Your Training Program

The Chief Residents Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:00-7:00PM. The Council is charged with developing an annual quality improvement project leading to a 1% salary bonus based on successful completion.  Chief residents bring departmental and overall residency issues to the group for discussion.  

Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC)

The Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) is a research-focused center to innocate in clinical care.

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GMEC Resident Representative for All Training Programs

Five resident representatives are elected to a one year term by their peers in a May email election. Residents may self-nominate.  The GMEC (Graduate Medical Education Review Committee) meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 5-6PM. The committee is charged with oversight of all residency related issues such as salary setting, program accreditation and expansion, and duty hours monitoring. Resident representatives are charged with bringing house staff related issues to the committee and serving as a “voice” for their colleagues.

Resident Safety Council (RSC)

The Resident Safety Council (RSC) offers residents and fellows the opportunity to be a part of quality improvement project that fulfills the ACGME requirement.

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Stanford Society of Physician Scholars (SSPS)

The Stanford Society of Physician Scholars (SSPS) spans major clinical departments and brings together talented residents and clinical fellows in order to

  1. train tomorrow’s medical leaders through scholarship and innovation,
  2. create a collaborative community, and
  3. foster mentoring opportunities among faculty and residents; and residents and medical students.

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