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Lloyd Minor, MD


  • Promises, challenges of precision health

    At a Stanford Medicine Town Hall, three faculty members explored prospects for precision health — health care whose goal is to anticipate and prevent disease in the healthy and precisely diagnose and treat disease in the ill.

Facts & Figures

Academic Community

Full-time Faculty
Basic science: 136
Clinical science: 1,812
Total: 1,948

Student Enrollment
MD candidates*: 383
MD/PhD candidates: 90
PhD candidates: 786
MS candidates: 75
Postdoctoral scholars: 1,158
Residents & clinical fellows: 1,006

* Note: number excludes the MD/PhD candidates

Faculty Excellence

Total NIH funding (2013)
$315,104,246 - The highest funding per researcher ratio in the country
7 current Nobel Prize winners
31 members of the National Academy of Sciences

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