9.1.E. Licensure, Medical Staff Membership, Malpractice Insurance, and Authorization to Work

1. Licensure and Medical Staff Membership

The Clinical Scholar appointment, and therefore employment, is contingent upon and coterminous with the individual obtaining and maintaining in good standing (a) a professional medical license from the State of California and (b) the medical staff membership and privileges at Stanford Health Care and/or Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital as well as any other facilities necessary for the performance of the individual’s intended clinical role.

a. Licensure

Information about obtaining a professional license from the State of California may be obtained from the Medical Board of California, and from Graduate Medical Education.

b. Medical Staff Membership and Privileges

Information about medical staff membership and privileges at the School of Medicine may be obtained from the Medical Staff Office.

2. Malpractice Insurance

Information regarding malpractice coverage for providing services on behalf of the School of Medicine is available from The Stanford Risk Management Office.

3. Authorization to Work, Visas for and Employment of Foreign Nationals

The Clinical Scholar must be authorized to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, as explained on this page about the I-9 form. 

If the candidate for a Clinical Scholar position is a foreign national, the candidate and the department must comply with the applicable policies and procedures appearing in Administrative Guide Memo 2.4.1, and on the Bechtel International Center website, https://bechtel.stanford.edu/departments/employment-visas.