Mission and Vision


The mission of the General Surgery Program is to:

- provide outstanding clinical training in a strong academic environment

- develop future academic leaders in Surgery through a commitment to their professional development

- create an environment that fosters belonging, respect, and value for all



The General Surgery Program at Stanford is dedicated to inventing the future of surgical care by:

- healing through incomparable surgical skills and compassion

- pioneering cutting-edge research

- developing the next generation of leaders