The School of Medicine’s community and global health programs reduce health disparities through long-term partnerships that strengthen community capacity in underserved populations locally and around the world.

Community-Based Training & Research

Global Health Training, Research & Design Innovation

Population Health Research

Department Initiatives

Departments and programs at the School of Medicine sponsor a range of community-based initiatives in their areas of expertise. These include but are not limited to:


Clinical Trials

Stanford Medicine offers patients direct access to clinical trials, merging the most advanced medical research and latest innovations with patient care.

Educational Outreach Programs

The School of Medicine sponsors a number of programs to introduce undergraduate and high school students from underrepresented backgrounds to careers in medicine and basic science research.