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Systems Utilization Research For (SURF) Stanford Medicine

SURF Stanford Medicine is an interdisciplinary group of mathematicians, engineers, doctors, and students dedicated to improving health care.

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Our Vision

To facilitate the delivery of world class advances in medical care through world class advances in hospital operations.

Our Values

Improving the quality of patient care. Educating students, doctors, nurses, and hospital leaders. Sharing knowledge with the medical and academic communities.

Our Technologies

We use machine learning, mathematical optimization, simulation, and a variety of statistical, probabilistic, and computational tools.

Published in Nature Medicine: Equitable implementation of a precision digital health program for glucose management in individuals with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes

Published in Nature Medicine about the 4T Study: Making diabetes technology accessible to all

Excerpt from the article:

Nearly three decades after the pivotal Diabetes Control and Complications Trial — which firmly established the benefits of intensive management on diabetes outcomes — the prospect of mimicking the close monitoring and positive outcomes of that randomized, controlled trial may be feasible in clinical practice.


David Scheinker

Founder & Director



Andy Shin

Medical Director



Jamie Kurtzig

Director of Scientific Communications


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