Epidemiology studies the factors that cause illness and impairment in human populations. It is the cornerstone of population health and clinical research, informing policy, prevention, disease treatment, and understanding of disease mechanisms. The program is offered by the Department of Epidemiology & Population Health.
Laboratory Animal Science engages students who want to pursue advanced careers in biomedical research, focusing on animal modeling and biomethodology, laboratory animal science, organizational management and facility design, regulatory and compliance, and animal welfare. The program is offered by the Department of Comparative Medicine.
MCiM is a 12-month interdisciplinary program designed for working professionals seeking to advance the digital transformation of health care and care delivery. Harnessing Stanford’s expertise across medicine, business, and technology, MCiM prepares leaders and emerging leaders to bring together diverse technologies and the clinical enterprise in novel ways.
Physician Assistants (PAs) are board certified and state licensed healthcare providers who practice and prescribe in all 50 states. They have a proven track record for success in all areas of medicine, and for expanding access to health care in underserved communities.
Stanford University School of Medicine consistently ranks among the top U.S. medical schools, and faculty members routinely secure the highest amount of research funding per investigator in the country.
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In addition to these degrees available directly through the School of Medicine, Stanford MD students may also pursue a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at UC Berkeley through our MD/MPH dual degree program.