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Stanford Health Policy

Interdisciplinary innovation, discovery and education to improve health policy

Better Health Through Better Health Policy

Stanford Health Policy is comprised of the Department of Health Policy in the Stanford School of Medicine and the Center for Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Stanford Health Policy


We are driven by innovation, research, and training tomorrow's health policy leaders


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Two Open Faculty Positions for Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Policy

The Department of Health Policy is seeking to hire two faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Each of the appointments could be in either the University Tenure Line or in the University Medical Line.

Commitment to Diversity

Stanford Health Policy is committed to the principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in all of its endeavors.
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We conduct field work & data analysis around the world, working with local communities in developing countries to combat child nutrition, tropical & noncommunicable diseases.

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Faculty & researchers work with policymakers, state & federal agencies to improve health outcomes for patients, and study costs and quality of care by health providers.

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SHP trains the next generation of health policy leaders, offering a concentration in health services & policy research for medical students, post-doc fellowships and MS & PhD degrees.

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PhD Students at Stanford Health Policy

PhD Program in Health Policy

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Master of Science Degree in Health Services Research

Loren Baker teaching at Stanford University

Scholarly Concentration in Health Services and Policy Research

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Stanford-AHRQ Health Services Research Training Program

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VA-SHP Fellowship in Medical Informatics

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VA-SHP Fellowship in Health Services Research & Development

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VA Advanced Fellowship in Geriatrics