We are drawn to the difficult problems, the ones for which prevailing science does not yet have a framework to understand. Our strength is in developing new paradigms to tackle these problems and opening new avenues to transform human health.
Excellence in Scientific Discovery
A commitment to scientific discovery is one of Stanford Medicine's defining strengths. In ways that cannot be anticipated, the knowledge generated by unfettered exploration yields the building blocks for tomorrow's revolutionary clinical applications.
Researchers and clinician-scientists at Stanford Medicine work across disciplines to expand the frontiers of scientific understanding while moving the most promising breakthroughs into tangible health benefits through clinical trials.
With access to the resources of Stanford University -- including the Schools of Engineering, Law, Business, Humanities & Sciences and Education -- Stanford Medicine enables close interactions between physicians and scientists, faculty and trainees, and basic science and clinical care.
Discovery & Innovation to Improve Human Health
Faculty research across the basic and clinical sciences is helping to unlock tomorrow's medical breakthroughs.
A strategic plan for Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare emphasizes connection to the community, the enhancement of quality health care and purposeful integration with Stanford Medicine.
It’s time to get a flu shot. In a Q&A, Shanthi Kappagoda, MD, clinical associate professor of infectious diseases, explains why it’s especially important to be vaccinated this year.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, an advocacy organization for gender and sexual minorities, gives high marks to Stanford Health Care for its equitable treatment of patients and employees.
Since elective procedures at Stanford Health Care resumed in April, clinicians and administrators in dermatology are caring for patients in the safest way possible.
Stanford scientists identified brain circuitry that plays a role in the mysterious experience called dissociation, in which people can feel disconnected from their bodies and reality.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.