CIR values Building Physician Community in our own hospital, in our city and across the country.
Nearly 1,200 resident physicians at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) have formed a union as members of the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR/SEIU Healthcare), joining a growing number of physicians across the country fighting for improved working conditions, the ability to negotiate their contracts, and resident-run efforts to improve patient safety… Read more
On May 17, the residents of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG, formerly SFGH), voted unanimously to ratify their new contract. Just days ago, on May 12, 2017, in the wee hours of the morning, the CIR bargaining committee, the city of San Francisco, and the hospital administration came to a tentative… Read more
Oakland, CA – Highland Hospital residents voted unanimously in favor of a new union contract on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. This contract introduces a housing stipend, which has recently become a trend in other CIR hospitals in California, amid high rents and cost of living. Four additional CIR contracts contain housing stipends: Children’s Hospital in… Read more