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The Department of Medicine has over 626 faculty members located throughout our Palo Alto and Redwood City campuses.

Our faculty are consistently recognized for their impact. They are recipients of NIH Innovator awards, members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, and the Institute of Medicine. They lead national and international groups like the American Heart Association and Endocrine Society Leadership, and contribute to countless publications and journals. They are researchers, clinicians, mentors, and educators.

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Tenure and Nontenure Line

"What is becoming important to me now is mentoring others, especially underrepresented minorities and women.

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Faculty Voices

Our faculty share what it's like to research, practice, mentor, and teach at Stanford

Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

Exploring how the immune system copes with viruses

“We’re learning about fundamental immunologic mechanisms that will help in the future as we think about therapeutics and vaccines."

- Catherine Blish, associate professor of infectious diseases

Jennifer Kim, MD

Bridging the gap between oncology and primary care

Purvesh Khatri, PhD

Adventures of a proud data parasite

Open Positions

We’re committed to setting the highest standards for patient care, ground-breaking biomedical research, professional education, teaching, and training, and we're looking for talented individuals who want to make an impact.

Featured Position

Primary Care (IM or FM) Medical Director Opening

Stanford Employer Based Primary Care is recruiting a full-time Medical Director. The candidate will work closely with the Health Center Manager to co-lead a high performing team in the innovative care of a local technology company. 

Faculty Development and Training

We offer a variety of training and development opportunities for our faculty.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're  building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, where everyone can be themselves and know their voices will be heard.

Awards and Honors

Our faculty frequently receive recognition for their contribution. View a list of recent awards and distinctions. 

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