Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine is the medical school of Stanford University and is located in Stanford, California. It traces its roots to the Medical Department of the University of the Pacific, founded in San Francisco in 1858. This medical institution, then called Cooper Medical College, was acquired by Stanford in 1908. The medical school moved to the Stanford campus near Palo Alto, California, in 1959.

Stanford University School of Medicine
TypePrivate medical school
Established1908; 114 years ago (1908)
Parent institution
Stanford University
DeanLloyd B. Minor
Academic staff
801
Students3,498
Postgraduates1,158
Location, ,
United States

37°26′04″N 122°10′34″W
CampusSuburban
Websitemed.stanford.edu

The School of Medicine, along with Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, is part of Stanford Medicine. Stanford Health Care was ranked the fourth best hospital in California (behind UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and UCSF Medical Center, respectively).[1]


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