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The School of Medicine, the oldest medical school in the western United States, encourages intellectual diversity in students interested in developing a scholarly, investigative approach to problems in medicine and science and using discoveries to transform patient care. The school has 946 full-time faculty, including seven Nobel laureates; 1,353 postdoctoral scholars; 481 MD students; 904 PhD and MS candidates; and 1,001 residents and clinic fellows. Faculty deliver care at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, where medical students also gain experience. In 2014, faculty received more than $637 million for sponsored research.