Medical Staff Services
Children’s Hospital Central California has a medical staff of 450 physicians consisting of active, provisional, consulting and community physicians. Medical Staff Services at Children’s supports our doctors, improving access to our services for referring physicians and families.
To contact Medical Staff Services, please call 559-353-6115
Medical Staff Services is responsible for coordinating the hiring and reappointment of physicians and subspecialists at Children’s. We assist physicians in completing the credentialing and reappointment process quickly and efficiently. Medical Staff Services is also responsible for coordinating the Independent Practice Association (IPA) credentialing and reappointment with Childnet Medical Associates, our physician contracting network for primary care physicians and specialists.
Charged with controlling physician privileges, Medical Staff Services ensures physicians have their correct privileges to practice at Children’s. We provide meeting support and coordination to the medical staff’s 35 internal Hospital committees. Medical Staff Services also coordinates physician oriented events and activities, including recognition events and annual meetings. We are responsible for recording our doctors’ Continuing Medical Education courses (CMEs), required for physician license renewal.