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Lloyd Minor, MD


  • Veterans help veterans combat PTSD

    The School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System have designed a pilot program in which military veterans are trained to help peers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Facts & Figures

Academic Community

Full-time Faculty
Basic science: 127
Clinical science: 1,633
Total: 1,760

Student Enrollment
MD candidates: 401
MD/PhD candidates: 80
PhD candidates: 740
MS candidates: 73
Postdoctoral scholars: 1,124
Residents & clinical fellows: 1,001

Faculty Excellence

Total NIH funding (2013)
$315,104,246 - The highest funding per researcher ratio in the country
7 current Nobel Prize winners
34 members of the National Academy of Sciences

Departments & Institutes

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