Why Stanford?

We train orthopaedic surgeons who are leaders in technology innovation, produce cutting-edge research, are expert clinicians, and are passionate about the well-being of their patients, peers and other healthcare team members, as well as the community they serve.

Competitive Compensation













Effective the first pay period following July 1, 2024, in lieu of a separate housing allowance, $10,000 shall be added to each Resident/Fellow’s base salary (subject to taxes and withholdings).

$1,000 - Cell Phone Allowance, added to the 1st paycheck in July (subject to taxes and withholdings).

$2,000 - Meal Allowance, added to the 2nd paycheck in July (subject to taxes and withholdings). MD’s only.

$2,000 - Educational Allowance, added to a paycheck in November (subject to taxes and withholdings).  

To be eligible all assigned Healthstream modules must be completed by the Resident or Fellow within the first week of the academic year/and or hire date.

$3,500 - Moving Allowance for New Hires only. No receipts required. Paid on the 2nd paycheck in July (subject to taxes and withholdings).

Full information on all GME benefits (Health, Dental, Disability) is provided in House Staff Policies and Procedures located in Medhub and on the Stanford GME website.

Effective, the first pay period in September 2024 salaries shall be increased by five percent (5%).  

We provide residency training built on a foundation of historical excellence combined with the latest advances

You will have access to...

Multiple healthcare venues

Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto VA Medical Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, & Kaiser South San Francisco

State-of-the-art skills lab

Exposure to sub specialties as a junior and senior

Dedicated world-class faculty

Senior and junior faculty on each service. Residents get to work with leaders in the field.

Cutting-edge clinical experience

Hands-on learning

Balance of autonomy and complex cases

Well-rounded curriculum

Outstanding team of residents

Unique research opportunities