Specific employment policies of the Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes-Jewish Hospital/ St. Louis Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Consortium may be found on their website. These policies include, but are not limited to, selection of residents and fellows, their evaluation and promotion, due process and the memorandum of appointment (contract). Applicants are encouraged to read through this information.

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) has classified HR Standard to 1.20 to provide that hospitals are required to screen trainees in the same manner as staff employed by the hospital, if the trainees work in the same capacity as staff who provide care, treatment and services. Housestaff are required to successfully pass all screening requirements including a drug test and criminal background check prior to beginning their training at this institution. All Consortium policies and procedures are available on the GME website. 

Applicants requiring a training visa will be sponsored for a J-1 visa only; each application will be considered individually.

Housestaff Stipends may be found here.