Resources for Trainees

The excellent research environment at Stanford University fosters innovation and collaboration.


Trainees have access to critical resources which enrich their research experience on campus and open doors to new opportunities.

Stanford GME

The Stanford University Medical Center is committed to provide adequate funding of graduate medical education (GME) and our program exceeds the Institutional and Program Requirements promulgated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). 


Year Annual Per Month



















Benefits for Gastroenterology Fellows

Effective the first pay period following July 1, 2024, in lieu of a separate housing allowance, $10,000 shall be added to each Resident/Fellow’s base salary
  • $1,000 - Cell Phone Allowance, added to the 1st paycheck in July
  •  $2,000 - Meal Allowance, added to the 2nd paycheck in July
  •  $2,000 - Educational Allowance, added to a paycheck in November
  •  $3,500 - Moving Allowance for New Hires only. No receipts required. Paid on the 2nd paycheck in July

The Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI)

The Center offers an easily accessible single contact point for investigators and research staff to facilitate the clinical research process from inception to closing. The Center for Clinical Investigation is designed to assist the divisions of the Department of Medicine with the development, implementation, and conduct of research studies.

The Stanford Prevention Research Center

The center is an interdisciplinary research program involving several departments in the School of Medicine. The mission of the Center is to improve individual and population health by developing and disseminating effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention and management strategies through interdisciplinary research, education, and community outreach.

Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics (BMIR)

This is the academic home to scientists and trainees who develop and evaluate new methodologies for acquiring, representing, processing, and managing knowledge and data related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences.

The School of Medicine (SoM)

The SoM offers innumerable opportunities to participate in basic and translational research. In addition to the opportunities in the Division of Nephrology and Department of Medicine, the SoM houses more than 30 specialized research centers in which Gastroenterology trainees might participate.

The Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

The centers are jointly administered centers at Stanford University that offer educational programs and conduct innovative, multidisciplinary research on critical issues of health policy and healthcare delivery.

Lane Medical Library

Lane has 31 full-time staff of which 16 are librarians or technology professionals. Lane Medical Liassons Program pairs departments, institutes, and student groups of Stanford University Medical Center with individual librarians who are familiar with the perspectives and knowledge of their assigned departments and specialties. We offer a variety of additional help, such as curriculum content management, and expert research consultation.

Stanford Bio-X

The Stanford Bio-X supports research and educational opportunities that cross disciplines between the biological or biomedical sciences and fields of engineering, physics and computational science. Encouraging research that bridges disciplines brings together different ways of approaching questions and has resulted in innovations and breakthroughs in our understanding of the human body. Altogether, we have more than 600 affiliated faculty and more than 2,000 students and postdoctoral fellows, representing more than 60 departments from across Stanford University.

Stanford Biodesign

This program provides training in a systematic, multidisciplinary aproach to needs finding and the development and implementation of new biomedical technologies. Several gastroenterology fellows and faculty have through the Biodesign Fellowhsip program or courses and have research focuses in this area.

Stanford Research IT

Stanford Research IT is a research and development project at Stanford University to create a standards-based informatics platform supporting clinical and translational research. The mission of the Center is to foster the use of innovative information technology solutions to improve human health.


Spark was created as an innovative, cost-effective way to overcome the hurdles associated with translating academic discoveries into drugs or diagnostics that address real clinical needs. Fellows and faculty are encouraged to participate in weekly SPARK conferences.

Health Research and Policy (HRP)

The Health Research and Policy (HRP) department provides the analytical foundation for research conducted at the Stanford School of Medicine, offering expertise, research, and taining on collecting and interpreting the scientific evidence essential to improving human health.


Research and scholarship website with links and information of, funding, training, Research Administration, policies and contact information. Resources to support the scholarly contributions, skills and professional activities of all of its faculty, with a particular focus on the development of junior faculty.