AT STANFORD MEDICINE, our strength in interdisciplinary scholarship, our dedicated faculty and a culture of innovation set the training ground for the next generation of biomedical leaders and pioneers.

Interdisciplinary Scholarship

With easy access to world-class faculty and coursework in medical science as well as engineering, computer science, education, business and the humanities, aspiring physicians and scientists can experiment across disciplines and customize their education to match their interests.

MD Program   PhD Programs   |    MD/PhD  |    Masters

Faculty Excellence

By recruiting highly distinguished faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine has achieved preeminence far beyond its size. Students work alongside leading experts in a community that welcomes them as colleagues and supports them in their development.  

A Culture of Innovation

As an academic medical center with close ties to Stanford University and Silicon Valley, Stanford Medicine merges research with healthcare expertise to drive creative thinking and innovation.

Reimagining Graduate & Medical Education

Graduate Programs

Stanford Medicine’s close proximity to top-ranked programs in engineering, physical and biological sciences, computer science, ethics, and other disciplines, fosters interdisciplinary research and education.

In addition to nationally ranked PhD and master's programs, the School of Medicine co-sponsors a department and PhD program in Bioengineering with the School of Engineering, and offers dual-degree programs with each of the university’s six other schools.

Medical Education

Interactive Learning Strategies

Our “flipped-classroom” model moves traditional lecture content to online video students may watch at their own pace, and frees classroom time for interactive learning among peers and faculty.

Immersive & Simulation-based Learning

Stanford Medicine is a pioneer in the field of immersive and simulation-based learning, which serves as a bridge between classroom learning and real-life clinical experience.

Leading in Precision Health

Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.

Diversity Programs

Our core value of diversity is reflected in our culture and leadership with resources to meet the needs and interests of every student.

About the School of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine consistently ranks among the top U.S. medical schools, and faculty members routinely secure the highest amount of research funding per investigator in the country. 

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program awards full funding to Stanford graduate students from all disciplines, with additional opportunities for leadership training and collaboration across fields.

Apply by September 27, 2017.

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