A program designed for the Tri-Valley community

Stanford ValleyCare Clinical Academy Program is a two-week program aimed for high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in medicine as a career. Students will participate in an enriched curriculum consisting of hands-on activities, interactive lectures, and simulation experiences.

Mission statement:

“Stanford ValleyCare Clinical Academy aims to bring young learners an active experience surrounding the practice of medicine in the Tri-Valley area. It aims to provide meaningful educational experiences while fostering professional connections with Stanford faculty, trusted community physicians, and hospital staff who are eager to share their passion for the field of medicine.”   

Program Highlights

Learn clinical skills

Learn how to place IVs and how to suture lacerations. Get CPR certified! Perform a dissection on a heart. 

Experience Clinical Medicine

Practice taking vitals and obtain a history from a real patient. Listen to abnormal heart and lung findings.  

Build Connections

Interact with medical trainees and other participants of common interests. Meet your community's cardiologists, pulmonologists, and infectious disease doctors.