A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Stanford University School of Medicine is the medical school of Stanford University and is located in Stanford, California, It is successor to the Medical Department of the University of the Pacific, founded in San Francisco in 1858.

The School of Medicine, along with Stanford Health Care and Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, is part of Stanford Medicine. It is a research-intensive institution that emphasizes medical innovation, novel methods, discoveries, and interventions in its integrated curriculum.