On behalf of the Stanford Hospital & Clinics Board of Directors, I am pleased to share this Year in Review with all who arecommitted to assuring the future of health care in our community, in our nation and around the world. As we standtogether on the threshold of a transformative era in medicine and biotechnology that will bring advances unimaginabletoday, we are creating an environment in the New Stanford Hospital that will redefine the hospital experience forpatients, families and caregivers. It will also ensure that the pioneering research Stanford is known for worldwide issupported by a clinical facility that will accelerate translation of laboratory breakthroughs into patient care.There is no better place to do this than at Stanford, in the heart of Silicon Valley, and no better time than now, whenthe urgent need to replace a 1950s facility presents this unprecedented opportunity. If we apply the same creativity,resourcefulness and generosity that generations have before us, we can make this bold vision a reality.Today, Stanford Hospital is strong financially and well prepared to take the next critical steps ahead. We are tremendously grateful to Martha Marsh for her leadership over the past eight years and are conducting a national search for a successorwho will continue the outstanding progress she has helped make possible.The New Stanford Hospital will build on a proud legacy of innovation and discovery that has benefited patients everywhere.In our own community, it will ensure that our families, friends, neighbors and colleagues will have the finest medicalresources available anywhere just minutes from home, matched by patient experience and service commensurate withStanford’s quality of care.None of us can predict when a personal need, regional disaster or emergency will occur, but we do know that being in theright place when it matters most will make all the difference. That is why I hope you will join me and so many others increating the future as we know it can be — an era of hope, healing and health that enriches life for everyone.
Chair, Board of DirectorsStanford Hospital & Clinics
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For more details about the New Stanford Hospital, please see page 24.
On an intersection adjacent to the existing Stanford Hospital, atransformational, new community asset is being created. The New StanfordHospital—technologically advanced, patient-centered, and filled with beautiful,healing-supportive spaces—will significantly expand the capacity of the existinghospital and redefine what a hospital stay can be.