Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto
The Stanford Medical Center is comprised of Stanford Hospital & Clinics, the Stanford School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
are 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 Medicine
is 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.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
is a 256-bed hospital devoted entirely to the care of children and expectant mothers. Providing pediatric medical and surgical services associated with Stanford University Medical Center, the children's hospital offer patients a full range of health-care programs and services - from preventive and routine care to the diagnosis and treatment of serious illness and injury.