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 Stanford CSI brings together curious learners from differing backgrounds to actively engage in the exploration of the art and science behind world-class medicine. Discover, contribute and make meaningful connections and friendships while working alongside dedicated and dynamic Stanford medical students, residents and faculty, who are all eager to share the joy they have found in medicine.

2023 Stanford Clinical Summer Internship

Session 1 (In person): July 10 - 21, 2023

Session 2 (Virtual): July 24 - Aug 4, 2023

A transformative experience for rising high school juniors, seniors, and undergraduate pre-medical students

Simulations of real medical cases

Sessions with current medical students, residents, and medical school admissions officers

Visits to the emergency "Life Flight" station & Stanford clinics

Guided heart and brain dissections lead by cardiac surgeons and neurosurgeons

CSI Keynotes

Robert A. Harrington: Chair, Dept. of Medicine at 2019 CSI Graduation

"When I see all the curious and bright faces in the audience I am reassured that medicine will be in great hands (and that someday, I can retire)." 

Megan Mahoney: Chief of Staff at 2020 Virtual CSI Graduation

"In medicine, making deep connections makes us break those walls." 

Abraham Verghese: Director, PRESENCE and National Humanities Medal Recepient, President Obama and the National Endowment for the Arts at 2019 CSI Graduation

"I hope you will read widely." 

Tamara Dunn: Clinical Asst. Professor of Hematology, Associate Chair in Department of Medicine for Diversity & Inclusion at 2021 CSI Graduation

" You belong"

Neera Ahuja: Chief, Division of Hospital medicine and Medical Director, General Medicine


"This is the best time to be in Medicine." 

Sang-ick Chang: Chief, Primary Care & population Health and Associate Dean for Primary Care

"Medicine continues to be the most rewarding profession anyone could choose. A balance of head and heart, and the ability to make a real difference, every day."