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OHDSI meeting at Stanford, March 23-24, 2015

We're looking forward to seeing you all in person!

1. Location: 1265 Welch Road, Stanford, CA, 94305. Medical School Office Building (MSOB)
2. Attire: Business casual.
3. Timing: On both days, we begin at 8:30 AM and end at 5:30 PM.
4. Agenda: HERE, and it will be printed out for you at the meeting.
5. Lodging information is included below.

Directions: The Stanford University Medical School Office Building (MSOB) is a three-story white stucco building with redwood window framing. Proceed to the second floor, turn right, and pass through the double doors at the end of the hall. Location and parking info


Around: 45 Minutes (depending on traffic)

Via UberX (Estimated $70-$100) Get an estimate using
From: 55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
To: 1265 Welch Road, Stanford, CA

Driving via US-101

  1. Take the Embarcadero Road West Exit
  2. Follow Embarcadero Road through Palo Alto for 3-4 Miles
  3. As you approach the underpass, get into the right lane
  4. Once you have crossed El Camino Real, Embarcadero Rd. splits
  5. Turn right at the fork onto Arboretum Rd.
  6. Turn left at the second light onto Quarry Road
  7. Turn right at the first light onto Welch Road
  8. Turn left on Campus Dr. West
  9. MSOB is on Welch Rd. on the left
  10. Park in Stock Farm Parking Lot - Day visitor parking permits are available for purchase.

Driving via Interstate 280

  1. Take the Sand Hill Road exit and follow Sand Hill road East
  2. Follow Sand Hill Road for 5 miles
  3. Turn right onto Pasteur Drive – you will see the main entrance to the hospital
  4. Turn right onto Welch Road
  5. MSOB is on Welch Rd. on the left
  6. Park in Stock Farm Parking Lot - Day visitor parking permits are available for purchase.

By Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport - Take the “Super Shuttle” van service (roughly $30). The van will take you directly to the MSOB, 1265 Welch Road.

By Taxi Cab from San Francisco International Airport - Taxi cabs from San Francisco Airport to the Stanford campus can be very expensive, around $100 each way.

Using the Stanford Campus Shuttle Service - The Marguerite Shuttle is a free Stanford Transportation service within the campus. It has schedules posted on bus stop posts. The Marguerite schedule is also available online. The X and Y lines stop at the corner of Via Ortega and Campus Drive, where you can walk through the parking lot to the MSOB.

The Marguerite also stops at the Stanford Medical Center, the Stanford Oval (near Memorial Church), Tressider (near Stanford Bookstore), and other stops along Campus Drive. For more information, see the Marguerite information page.

Other maps and resources

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Lodging Information

Cardinal Hotel
235 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Creekside Inn
3400 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Westin Palo Alto
675 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Sheraton Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Hotel Keen
425 High St. (off Lytton)
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Stanford Guest House
2575 Sand Hill Rd.
Stanford, CA 94039

Need more detailed information? Stanford Lodging Guide.

ohdsi_meeting_2015.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/19 16:46 by nigam