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We support your career and help you achieve more.

Your patients depend on your attention, but your career deserves some as well. At Stanford Health Care, we’ll help you meet and surpass your career goals. We offer a wide range of opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills through a number of continuing education and leadership building programs.

Professional Development

Learning is a lifelong endeavor. We created the Stanford Center for Education and Professional Development (SCEPD) to meet your educational needs and promote the highest quality in patient care by providing state-of-the-art professional development programs for the healthcare community. The SCEPD has also been accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Building Stronger Leaders

The Hospital also operates the Stanford Health Care Leadership Academy, which was established to foster the growth, development, and success of our organization’s leaders. This six-month program is open to all employees at the management level and above and features a mix of theoretical components and hands-on training taught by senior executives and renowned experts from inside and outside our facility. Central areas of focus include:

  • Daily management practices
  • Cohesive and integrated management
  • Competency assessment
  • Accountability systems
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Problem solving and more

Advancement is in our character. It’s part of our DNA and one of the core reasons the Hospital is held in such high regard worldwide. Working here, you’ll have unique opportunities to benefit from these and other programs to help make advancement an ongoing part of your career.