SCORE Program

  • Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine recognizes the power of diversity and its impact on the future of healthcare.

    In partnership with the Office of Medical Student Affairs, we are providing an exceptional opportunity for visiting medical students who are underrepresented.

    The Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) Program recognizes that Stanford Medicine's ideal of true community engagement is unlikely to occur without a workforce that is diverse in many ways. This includes individuals who are underrepresented in medicine, socially, economically, or educationally disadvantaged, and others whose backgrounds and experiences would diversify their clinical fields.

  • SCORE recipients receive housing and a stipend throughout their month-long EMED 313 rotation in the Emergency Department.
  • In addition to regular didactics, teaching sessions and clinical shifts, the students will be mentored throughout their month-long experience. We will also offer them their residency interview during this month.
  • Applications for 2019-20 academic year are ongoing. 

    Click here for important date information.

  • We provide SCORE students the following during their rotation:
  • ·         $2,000 stipend
  • ·         Housing
  • ·         A welcome/farewell dinner
  • Please refer to the Stanford University School of Medicine SCORE website for more general details about the program.

About EMED 313

During this 4-week, multi-site selective, medical students will develop critical skills in the rapid evaluation and management of undifferentiated and acutely ill patients in three unique emergency department settings: Stanford Hospital Center (SHC), Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), and the Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center (KSCMC).

At each of these sites, rotators will work directly with an emergency medicine attending. With this high level of mentorship and guidance, learners will gain confidence assessing and resuscitating the incredible spectrum of patients presenting at each of the three clinical sites. Given the need to go to three different sites, medical students will need access to personal transportation.  Learn more >>

Contact Us

For any questions regarding the SCORE program, please contact:

Al'ai Alvarez, MD
Assistant Residency Program Director
E-Mail: Al'ai Alvarez

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