Malpractice Verification/Training Verification

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Last Revised 03/06/2018


The GME Office does NOT process:

  • malpractice inquiries
  • training verifications

Malpractice/Certificate of Insurance Verification

Professional liability and general liability insurance coverage for house staff is managed by the Stanford Risk Management Office.

To verify malpractice, obtain claims history or general liability insurance verification for house staff send an email to the Stanford Office of Risk Management. Please allow two (2) weeks for a response after your emails.

  • Mark your email subject line “Coverage Request”
  • In the body of your email, provide your:
    1. Full name
    2. Training program name
    3. Appointment start and end dates
    4. Reason for the request e.g. new job, etc.


Malpractice Insurance Policy Information for Academic Year 2019-2020:

Company Name:

SUMIT Insurance Company LTD

Stanford Risk Management Contact:

300 Pasteur Dr., MC 5713

Stanford, CA  94305

Fax:  (650) 724-3348

Phone:  (650) 723-6824 (please limit your calls as most info is available on their website)


Malpractice Policy #:


Malpractice Policy Date:

September 1, 2019 to September 1, 2020

General liability, insurance coverage sheets , resource material, etc.

visit Stanford Risk Management Intranet page


  • House staff are cautioned that SUMIT will not cover activities which have not been assigned as part of their Stanford training program, e.g., moonlighting at other institutions.
  • Malpractice coverage for non-standard off-site elective rotations must be provided by the host institution and not Stanford.
  • All elective rotation malpractice insurance coverage requests must be requested through the GME office.

Training Verification

To verify a residency or fellowship training at Stanford Health Care, please view the document link below so you can contact the primary contact person for your program-of-interest:


Please refer to the column "Training Verification Request (TVR)" for the contact information.

GME DOES NOT process training verifications. If you do not see your program here, please contact the Stanford University PostDoctoral office for appointments through the University.