Service Groups

Application Services is the software development arm of TDS. The group supports the School's missions through the use of innovative technology. Working in concert with other TDS organizations and directly with the Medical School community, we build web and desktop applications which support biomedical research, education, information retrieval, collaboration, and other mission critical business functions.

AV Technology provides the AV standards for buildings throughout the School of Medicine. Our team consists of a high-level, specialized group of individuals. We support over 5 buildings, maintain over 250 computers, and manage over 8,000 pieces of audio-video technology. In addition to the learning spaces, we maintain the MediaFlow Core System which delivers over 10,000 hours of content per year to our medical students and community. The AV Technology department also maintains a groundbreaking Simulation Center in the LKSC.

Business Analytics maintains the SoM data warehouse, and collaborates with departments and central units to support the Educational, Clinical, and Research missions of the school through flexible and tailored access to integrated administrative data in a variety of formats, including Tableau and OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence) reports and dashboards.

Data Center Services offers a secure server environment for your hosting needs.  These services include: Basic Hosting Services which includes access to secure servers and Managed Systems which includes the Basic Hosting services plus Unix, Linux and Windows administration.

Information Security Programs provides standards and processes to help you keep your information inaccessible to unauthorized users who may want to destroy, tamper with, or steal your data.

Digital Experience provides general oversight for the School of Medicine's web presence and a wide range of support for the more than 800 public websites associated with the School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics. The group manages content for the Stanford Medicine top level pages, sets web publishing standards and policies, provides training and support for departmental web authors, and builds static and dynamic websites for groups across the school.

Educational Technology focuses on supporting the school's educational mission with a variety of technologies and enhanced learning modalities. Its mission is to provide a highly coordinated set of educational planning and support services to facilitate the innovative and appropriate use of teaching technology throughout the school.

IT Support provides Service Desk, TechBar and Desktop Support to the faculty, students, and staff at the School of Medicine, as well as extended technical support to a number of groups and departments. Basic technical support, training resources and technical solution recommendations includes access to our Service Desk over the phone at x5-8000 or by submitting a ticket at

Research IT's vision is to support a broad array of research technology in pursuit of the Precision Health vision established by Dean Minor.  The group's charter is to fluidly integrate clinical data and technology with many other domains such as genomics, imaging, mobile health, population health, bio-banking and others.