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Medical Students

  • Office of Medical Student Wellness – Dr. Rebecca Smith-Coggins, Associate Dean for Medical Student Life Advising, is a friendly and confidential point of contact for students who wish to discuss sensitive or personal topics or to obtain advice of a non-academic nature.
    • To make an appointment to see Dr. Smith-Coggins, please send her an email. Email: smithcog@stanford.edu
    • (or call hospital page 650-723-8222; pager 1-3481. Identify yourself as a medical student and the page operator will call her on her cell phone for you.)
  • SOM Student Support – resources for students at the School of Medicine, including academic advising, spiritual, and health resources.
  • Educators 4 Care (E4C) – if you feel comfortable, your E4C may be a good person to talk to about challenging issues.
  • WellMD - This website is sponsored by the Physician Wellness Committee, to provide wellness information and resources for physicians and physicians-in-training.
  • MD Advising - information about the Academic Advising Deans (assigned advisors for medical students) as well as resources that will help you with throughout the various milestones in your medical school career.
  • Education Specialist (TBD)
Additional Resources

MSTP Students

  • MSTP Advisor - a faculty member of your choice from a list, who is not one of the directors, a potential resource for if problems arise.
  • MSTP “Families” - peer support across years.
  • Lorie Langdon, MSTP Student Services Administrator
  • MSTP Website

Master of Science in Medicine Students

  • PhD home program faculty advisors - unique to your PhD program.
  • Ben Barres - Director of the Master of Science in Medicine Program.
  • Lorie Langdon, MSTP Student Services Administrator

Graduate Student Life

  • Graduate Life Office - support with personal or academic issues, including but not limited to: personal issues, roommate problems, family and health concerns, financial difficulties, academic challenges.
  • Oral Communication Program - improve your oral communication skills! Free trained peer coaching, workshops, and more.
  • Hume Writing Center - see a trained peer writing tutor for free.

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