Akhil Sood was accepted to the Master's program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research and awarded tuition support from the Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI). He will conduct his Master’s program research working under the mentorship of Dr. Julia Simard.
Welcome to the Stanford Rheumatology Fellowship Program
Our mission is to train excellent rheumatologists and to prepare them for careers in immunology, clinical rheumatology, or clinical epidemiology related to rheumatic diseases.
We take pride in offering our fellows a very broad and deep training that combines cutting edge science with compassionate care. We recognize that each fellow has their own unique background, special interests and career goals.
We are committed to personalizing the training experience for each fellow in an environment that emphasizes respect for others, excellence, innovation, diversity, inclusion and social responsibility.
Please explore all the opportunities our program, Stanford, and Bay Area have to offer and contact us with any questions. Thanks for your interest in Stanford Immunology & Rheumatology!
Neha Sheetal Shah, MD, Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director
300 Pasteur Drive, East Pavilion, Floor 3
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Diversity & Inclusion
Stanford Immunology & Rheumatology strongly believes in the value of diversity in our training program, and we are focused on recruiting and supporting individuals from all backgrounds as well as providing care to a diverse patient population through our 3 hospital system program. We support opportunities for those underrepresented in medicine.
Stipends & Bonuses
Stanford GME offers competitive salaries matched to the Bay Area's cost of living. Please see the GME website for details regarding salaries and benefits.
Our fellows’ physical and emotional well-being is our highest priority. From healthy snacks and the HealthySteps to Wellness program to mindfulness meditation and the WellConnect mental health services, we’ve got your back. In addition, the Department of Graduate Medical Education (GME) offers additional resources to help support fellows and residents during their training. Fellows can also report a concern anonymously.