Valley Consortium for Medical Education

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Your union has your back! The incredible contract you have is a result of your colleagues working together to ensure that resident physicians can both provide the highest quality care possible and improve their working conditions. If you haven’t already, JOIN CIR TODAY. We’re stronger together.
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Meals while on duty at DMC
Conference allowance of $1,700 per year
Reimbursement for licensure and exam fees
Loupe stipend of $1,200
Open your Contract  / Open contract extension [/vc_cta][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_cta h2=”Benefits & Disability” style=”outline” color=”juicy-pink” add_icon=”top” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-wheelchair-alt” i_color=”white” i_background_style=”rounded” i_background_color=”juicy_pink” css_animation=”slideInUp” i_on_border=”true” i_link=”||target:%20_blank|”]Available for the participant only (not dependents). Maximum allowance is 70% of your weekly salary.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program
    The WorkLife Matters Employee Assistance Program offers services to help promote well-being and enhance the quality of life for you and your family. View details.Connect to a counselor for free support services: 1-800-386-7055 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).Visit and login to “For Employees & Members” (password: wlm70101).Questions? Email:
  • Short-Term Disability
    Short-Term Disability
    • Disability means you are unable to work as a result of accidental bodily injuries, sickness or pregnancy that prevents you from performing your duties and are under the care of a legally licensed provider.
    • On the (8th) eighth day of a non-occupational disability, you quality for Short-Term Disability.
    • The maximum benefit payable is 70% of your weekly salary, up to $875 per week, for up to 26 weeks.
    • For complete guidelines, contact the Benefits Office if you are going on disability leave.
    • Complete this Short-Term Disability Claim Form to start the process.
  • Long-Term Disability
    Long-Term Disability
    • If your disability is longer than 26 continuous weeks, you may qualify for Long-Term Disability (LTD).
    • The LTD plan pays you $3500 per month.
    • Complete this Long-Term Disability Claim Form if your disability will be longer than 26 weeks.
    • Contact Rivetti Financial to continue your disability coverage without any medical screening.
  • INSMED Portable Disability Coverage
  • Opt-Out Form
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California Mental Health Hotline: 866-903-3787

CA Peer-Run Warm Line:

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Regional Vice Presidents
Patrick Beagen, Radiation Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center
DaShawn Hickman, Emergency Medicine, Alameda Health System
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Herbert Mao, Orthopaedic Surgery
Duncan Jacobson, Family Medicine
Jana Mooster, Family Medicine
Ernesto Quinto, Jr., Orthopaedic Surgery
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For questions about your contract or your union, please contact Worksite Organizer, Zach Weinstein, at

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