Visiting Scholars Program

About the Visting Scholars Program

The classification of Visiting (Visiting Scholar, Visiting Faculty, Visiting Postdoc, Visiting Instructor) is appropriate for faculty from other academic institutions who are invited to Stanford on an unpaid basis during a period of sabbatical at their home institution. In addition, this classification is appropriate for the appointment of qualified personnel from industry, government or other organizations, including retirees, who wish to visit Stanford on an unpaid basis, including those whose visit is under the auspices of an Industrial Affiliate Program or other collaborative agreement.

To apply you will need these supporting documents & information


To submit your application

Please email PDF of required documents to Kendra Fisher.

For questions, please contact:

Kendra Fisher
Faculty Affairs Administrator

Current Visiting Scholars

Stefanie van Uem, MD

Visiting Scholar: 1/2021 - 1/2022
Nijmegen, Netherlands

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Dr. van Uem is an international medical graduate from the Netherlands. She graduated from the Radboud University School of Medicine in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She will do research for Stanford as a visiting instructor from January 2021 to January 2022.

Dr. van Uem worked as a resident at the Urology department of Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, the Netherlands for 1.5 years. She moved to the United States recently. She will participate in the Urology Residency Match in 2022.

Her specific research interests include functional urology, neuro-urology, reconstructive urology, surgical outcomes, and statistical and epidemiological methodology.