Family & Community Medicine

Family & Community Medicine

Stanford Family Medicine strives to engage in and promote primary care and prevention research focused on local, regional, national and international health issues. Faculty in the O'Connor Family Medicine Residency, Primary Care Associate Program, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Family Medicine Clinic,  Area Health Education Center and others conduct research in chronic care, personalized medicine, epidemiology, ethnogeriatrics, education,  integrative medicine and community health.


Family & Community Medicine News

  • Med program for teens turns 30

    More than 700 students, 30 summers, zero tuition: The no-cost Stanford Medical Youth Science Program helps aspiring low-income teens begin their journey toward careers in the medical and health sciences.


  • Study solves mystery of genetic mutation

    Stanford researchers used genetic-editing tools and stem cell technology to uncover whether a genetic mutation linked to a heart rhythm disorder was benign or pathogenic.


  • New operating rooms at hospitals

    At Packard Children’s, new surgical and imaging suites will open at the end of June, and the entire second floor of Stanford Hospital, set to open in late 2019, will be devoted to surgery.



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