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Stanford Health Policy

Interdisciplinary innovation, discovery and education to improve health policy

Better health through better health policy

Our scholars span the social sciences, engineering and medicine — from pediatrics to geriatrics, law, economics and decision sciences.

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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.

Stanford Health Policy

SHP is a community of faculty, students and researchers within a variety of centers at the Stanford School of Medicine and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, all working to improve the health of people around the world.

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



Training and Education

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VA-SHP Fellowship in Medical Informatics

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Stanford-AHRQ Health Services Research Training Program

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VA-SHP Fellowship in Health Services Research & Development

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VA Advanced Fellowship in Geriatrics

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PhD Program in Health Policy

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Master of Science Degree in Health Services Research

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Scholarly Concentration in Health Services and Policy Research