Climate change and COVID-19 are among the most pressing humanitarian challenges of our lifetime. Now more than ever, future leaders in medicine must have the skills needed to adapt to dramatic change, confidently assess risks and navigate uncertainty. Our Stanford Clinical Science, Technology and Medicine Summer Internship brings together leading Stanford faculty and Silicon Valley ingenuity to nurture tomorrow's leaders, visionaries, and innovators.
Practicing essential skills such as intubation, suturing, interviewing patients, and design thinking
Establishing lifelong friendships with like-minded peers and connections with medical professionals
Learning how to approach patients in regards to their unique needs and cultivate empathy
Meeting the moment by collaborating with their peers to produce high-quality project deliverables
“I don’t think people realize how much you can learn about another human in 10 minutes.”
Saint Francis High School, Mountain View, CA
“It was inspiring. We really understood the experience of taking care of others.”
Archbishop Mitty, San Jose, CA
Our Stanford program faculty are led by Dr. Larry Chu, Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Executive Director of the Internship Program. Dr. Bassam Kadry, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology is an Associate Director, Leadership of the program. Dr. Amy Price, Senior Research Scientist at the Stanford AIM Lab is the Associate Director of the program. Visiting faculty in our program have included Stanford faculty from our Department of Anesthesiology, other departments from the School of Medicine, Engineering and Material Science at Stanford including distinguished faculty members who are Nobel Laureate and members of national academies.