Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR)

The Stanford Center Clinical Research (SCCR) has a mission to innovate, support and promote high impact global reaching clinical research to improve human health.  The SCCR leverages the physical and intellectual resources of Stanford University and its affiliated teaching hospitals and research centers to achieve this mission. The teaching hospitals include both the Stanford Hospital and Clinics and VA Palo Alto Health Care System. The research centers include the Palo Alto Coordinating Center of the VA Cooperative Studies Program and the Stanford Quantitative Sciences Unit (QSU).

Our Culture


A team approach and leveraging expertise across multiple domains, specialties, and operations is a key component of SCCR's approach


We strive to be at the forefront of science, operations, and technology. Innovative approaches and ideas are a core value of our research and operations

Evidence-based Operations

In the same way that evidence based medicine drives clinical care, evidence based operations drive our clinical research operations to establish our success