At Stanford

Peds Residency office: Stanford Peds residents have access to several grants to support research costs and conference attendance. 

  • Mary Leonard Research GrantProvides up to $3,000 for residents to conduct and implement their scholarly projects. Due by November 1st
  • Mary Leonard Physician-Scientist Research Grant: Provides up to $10,000 for Physician-Scientists to conduct and implement their scholarly or research projects. Grants are due by November 1st OR May 1st
  • Conference Travel Grant: Provides $2,000 for travel to conferences to present research abstracts or workshops. Funding for this grant is contingent upon submission of a draft of a manuscript or MedEdPortal submission to your project mentors and Alyssa Bogetz upon your return from the conference. Due by January 15th

Research Assistance

  • Spectrum, in association with the Department of Health Research and Policy – Center for Innovative Study Design (CISD), offers a free one-hour consultation  for help with all aspects of study design, including ethics, biostatistics and data collection. They also offer study-design workshops to meet with members of the biostatistics staff at Stanford and collaboratively develop a research plan.
  • The Stanford Statistics Department also offers drop-in hours each quarter. Sessions are held in the Sequoia Hall Conference Room (the "Fishbowl") on the second floor and  led by statistics doctoral candidates and experienced master's students under the supervision of a senior faculty member.
  • The Center for Clinical Informatics hosts a secure, local installation of REDCap that is approved for use with Low, Moderate, and High Risk Data and is available for free with a valid SUNet ID
  • Additional resources are listed on the Peds Residency website.

Poster Presentations

  • Lane Library has a page devoted to resources and links on how to create presentations and posters and a handout on how to avoid making mistakes when using PowerPoint and Photoshop for your posters.
  • Tips and Resources from Stanford’s Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Clark Center Poster Printer: Follow the instructions the page to set up an account using your SUNet ID to print your poster. Must be working with a Bio-X affiliate in order to use this machine. Supports PDF, PPT and Adobe Illustrator file formats.
  • Lathrop Library Online Poster Printing: Supports PDF, PPT, PSD, and TIF/JPG/PNG file formats.


Dr. Trung Pham, Mary Duke Biddle scholar and former Peds Global Health Scholarly Concentration resident, instructing trainees in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam