The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is the oldest and largest housestaff union in the country, representing more than 13,000 interns, residents, and fellows in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and Washington, D.C. Membership in CIR gives residents an important voice to improve their salary and working conditions, their education and training, and the quality of care they provide to patients.
Our Core Purpose
Uniting physicians for a stronger voice:
- For our patients
- For ourselves
- For cost-effective, high-quality care
The Committee of Interns and Residents is the national voice for physicians-in-training, uniting and empowering them to create a better and more just healthcare system for patients and healthcare workers and to improve training and quality of life for resident physicians, fellows, and their families.
Advocacy - for ourselves and our patients; Service - to our patients and their communities; Learning - that enriches us professionally and personally; Building physician Community - in our own hospital, in our city and across the country.