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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.


David Scheinker

Founder & Director



Andy Shin

Medical Director



Jamie Kurtzig

Director of Scientific Communications


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