Stanford Medical Center, Palo AltoThe Stanford Medical Center is comprised of Stanford Hospital & Clinics, the Stanford School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
Stanford Hospital & Clinicsare known worldwide for state-of-the-art care in cardiovascular medicine and surgery, cancer diagnosis and treatment, organ transplantation, neurology and neurosurgery, and complex surgery. The hospital has 611 licensed beds, close to 40,000 emergency room visits yearly and over 20,000 annual inpatient admissions. Faculty physicians and residents affiliated with the School of Medicine provide half a million clinic visits in over 100 clinical specialty and subspecialty areas.
Stanford School of Medicineis a premier research-intensive institution that improves health through collaborative discoveries and innovation in patient care, education and research.
The school fosters a two-way transfer of knowledge between research laboratories and patient-care settings with faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and students engaging in interdisciplinary efforts that transfer this knowledge into therapies to treat and prevent disease.