Providing the best in patient care

Stanford Medicine continues to be among the leading medical departments in the country. We offer innovative patient care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease and illness. Our clinical programs provide patients with state-of-the-art clinical care and access to cutting edge procedures and treatments in general and subspecialty areas of medicine. Our physicians and health care professionals are dedicated to providing compassionate and high quality health care for all those who seek help.

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Our Vision

As part of our goal to provide patients with the best possible care, the Department of Medicine and its divisions continue to:

  • Uphold our commitment to improving the health care of people throughout the world.
  • Practice superb clinical medicine with outstanding physicians whose dedication to clinical care honors our patients and broader society.
  • Pursue cutting edge research in collaboration with other departments in the School of Medicine, University, and other national and international institutions and organizations.
  • Be responsive and respectful of the public’s trust in science and the practice of Medicine.

Striving for more

The Department of Medicine’s mission is to provide high quality, patient-centered, safe, and evidence-based care to all of our patients. To support this, we maintain an ongoing Quality Improvement program to evaluate and improve the quality and safety of patient care.

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