Stanford Slack for School of Medicine Users
Why Use Slack?
Stanford Slack is the recommended chat and collaboration platform and is free for the School of Medicine community.
Be a Slack(er)
Become a member of Stanford Slack. It's the enterprise version of Slack that gives teams within Stanford separate, but connected, workspaces across the university.
Join Slack and Find a Workspace
If you're a first-time user, you'll need to create a Stanford Slack account. Once you have an account, review Slack's guide Getting Started to learn the basics, including how to send a direct message.
If you have a Stanford Slack account, you can find workspaces. Search for the School of Medicine workspace and request to join.
If you have a Stanford Slack account, you can access Slack from multiple devices.
Get Help Creating New Workspace
If your group wants to collaborate on Slack, contact TDS's slack experts (you'll need to log in to access the form). More We'll help you create a Slack workspace and design a structure that aligns with how your team works. We can also help you create a channel within a workspace or share a channel across two workspaces.
Get More From Slack
You have the freedom to tweak Slack and expand your capabilities, so your team can do their best work every day.
With Slack integrations, you can streamline other tools you use — such as Trello or Outlook — into a single interface. This helps you automate certain tasks and do others more efficiently. Hundreds of integrations are available in the Slack App Directory.
If you're using Slack, explore Slack's online guides to learn how to do more.
- Channels — to browse and join channels or create a new one
- Create a Channel — to add a new private or public channel
- Edit Your Profile — to help your colleagues learn more about you
- Meet Slackbot — to understand a resource for help within the tool
- Working in Slack—to learn some tips and tricks
- Slack Resources—to browse additional resources
Resources & Training
Tips, tricks, and resources to enhance your Slack experience.
Need Slack Help?
TDS's Slack experts can consult with you about the best way to use the tool.
Stanford Slack is approved for Low, Mederate, and High Risk Data, other than protected health information (PHI). Non-PHI High Risk data should be shared in private channels or direct messages only.
Slack in Action
Explore user stories to find out how your colleagues in the School of Medicine are using Slack.