Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency

Exceptional clinical training.
Innovative professional Development.
The Career of Your Dreams.

For more than 25 years, we have had the privilege of training original thinkers, compassionate life-savers, dedicated clinicians, and brilliant researchers. Each resident has left a mark on the program, and we are proud to have many former residents as faculty.

Our curriculum has been carefully developed to foster lifelong growth and innovation, while building skilled clinicians. As a result, our residents are doing great things to advance humanity, science, and health in ways that extend far beyond the walls of the emergency department.

Our residents benefit from:

  • innovative four-year curriculum
  • expceptional clinical training in diverse settings with high patient volumes
  • personalized career development in the ACCEL program
  • dedication to wellness and professional growth

Commitment to Diversity

Our goal is to create a medical team reflective of the community and the world we serve. We achieve this goal by ensuring inclusion and representation of all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and physical ability.

Learn more about diversity at Stanford Medicine >>

Sarah Williams, MD, director of graduate medical education, shares her story and why she chose Stanford.

Doctors Holly Caretta-Weyer and Al'ai Alvarez recently spoke with EMRA in a short interview that is packed with information about our program, our culture and our alumni success.

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We have invested great thought and care into designing our four-year curriculum to ensure every element is truly special, with a focus on comprehensive clinical experiences, graduated responsibility, quality didactics, and hands-on workshops.

A great strength of the program is our variety of clinical training settings. Affiliations with three major medical centers provide residents the chance to practice in academic, community, and county environments.

 We protect our residents' time. Time to pursue new ideas. To decompress. To exercise spirit and body. To connect with mentors and colleagues, family and friends. And to enjoy one of the most beautiful academic settings in the country.

Quick FAQ's

How do I apply?

We accept 15 residents each year. Applicants are encouraged to complete the online application by October 1.  Learn more >>

How can I learn about salary and benefits?

Stanford offers a highly competitive salary, supplemented with a robust portfolio of benefits and perks. Learn more >>

What is ACCEL?

The Advanced Clinical & Career Enrichment Line (ACCEL) Program is an integral part of our four-year curriculum, comprised of longitudinal scholarly tracks. Residents are paired with mentors and provided elective time for academic pursuits in their chosen track.

Learn more >>

For Current Residents

Contact Us

Jhuwyne Campo, Residency Program Coordinator 

Bianca Velasquez, Assistant Education Coordinator 

Phone: 650.723.9215
Fax: 650.723.0125
Email: em.residency@med.stanford.edu