Stanford School of Medicine Reviews

Updated May 13, 2020

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Stanford School of Medicine Dean  Lloyd Minor
Lloyd Minor
39 Ratings
Pros
  • "great benefits, care about professional/personal growths(in 21 reviews)

  • "Cutting edge technology and world-class staff(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "Stanford likes to hire people internally(in 31 reviews)

  • "Salaries are higher than average but low for Bay Area cost of living(in 23 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Amazing place to do cutting edge research"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow 

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Top faculty and great colleagues. No shortage of resources.

    Cons

    Salaries are higher than average but low for Bay Area cost of living.

    Stanford School of Medicine2019-09-25
  2. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, perks and people.

    Cons

    Not too many cons to report

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-02-26
  3. "Great place to be a graduate student"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Stanford, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Top research, good core facilities.

    Cons

    The cost of living in the area is incredibly high.

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-05-14
  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by motivated people, really pushing for the department and the school to move forward

    Cons

    Really no major cons, a great place to develop a career

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-04-28
  5. "Pretty Good Place to Work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine full-time

    Pros

    Get to work directly with Senior Faculty Members on Project

    Cons

    Very much dependent on how willing your PI is to work with you.

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-04-02
  6. "Love this place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Life Science Research Professional in Stanford, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High standards, Excellent colleagues, Generous benefits.

    Cons

    The commute is the only aspect I dislike, but the administration makes good efforts to mitigate this.

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    Stanford School of Medicine2020-03-16
  7. "One of the best place for research, but difficult to stay due to the cost of living"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Stanford, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    One of the best place for innovative research, state-of-the-art

    Cons

    Cost of living is too high

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-03-08
  8. "Grad student"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student 

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    World-class research opportunities. I feel fully supported by the University, faculty, and my peers as a student.

    Cons

    Cost of living in the area is really starting to get out of control

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-02-25
  9. "Faculty affairs"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Executive Assistant in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Stanford School of Medicine

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, gym, food, location

    Cons

    Lack career advancements within dept, need to venture out.

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-02-24
  10. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stanford School of Medicine full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great benefits, care about professional/personal growths

    Cons

    communication between management could use work

    Stanford School of Medicine2020-01-21
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