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  • Medical community rallies for racial justice

    The event at Stanford provided a venue for health care workers and students to express their feelings about violence against African Americans and to voice their demands for change.

  • Gift helps eliminate medical school debt

    Philanthropic funding will cover both tuition and living expenses for students who qualify for aid, eliminating the need for medical school loans.

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Academic Community

Full-time Faculty
Basic science: 184
Clinical science: 2,271
Total: 2,455

Student Enrollment
MD candidates*: 382
MD/PhD candidates: 100
PhD candidates: 844
MS candidates: 205
Postdoctoral scholars: 1,276
Residents & clinical fellows: 1,257

* Note: number excludes the MD/PhD candidates

Faculty Excellence

Total NIH funding (2016)
$381 million - The highest funding per researcher ratio in the country
7 current Nobel Prize winners
37 members of the National Academy of Sciences

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