Resources at Stanford

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 

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.Text & Image


Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics 

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

 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.

The School of Medicine (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 ttrainees might participate.

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 I

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.