Research & Innovation

Emergency Medicine is a rapidly-developing field, and Stanford is leading research in a number of areas of specialty, including:

  • pre-hospital care
  • wilderness medicine
  • physician wellness
  • pediatric emergency medicine
  • international healthcare delivery
  • simulation and virtual reality as training tools
  • online and application-based diagnostics


The department benefits from collaboration with other departments and disciplines at Stanford, within local Silicon Valley, and across the globe via partnerships with education and healthcare institutions and government organizations.

Current Research

Our faculty have received numerous awards and grants, and frequently present at national and international meetings on a wide range of topics.

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Training Researchers

First-year residents participate in a year-long research curriculum that provides training in skills necessary to develop and implement their research protocol during residency. Based on their ideas and interests, residents are paired with mentors to fully utilize the expertise of the world class environment at Stanford University.

Profiles in Innovation

Meet just a few of the individuals who are helping to shape the future of emergency medicine. 
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Profiles in Innovation >>
Read about the physicians who are transforming the field of emergency medicine.