About the Bay Area

Stanford University is situated approximately 30 miles south of San Francisco. The Medical School is located on the University campus, which covers 6,000 acres. Campus recreation facilities, including the golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts and libraries, are available for use by the participants (fees charged for some activities).

The surrounding area offers excellent opportunities for hiking, bicycling and sightseeing. The California wine country, Yosemite National Park, Carmel and the Pacific Ocean, and the city of San Francisco are all within convenient driving distance.

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