The suggested wording below may be used to provide for a general gift to the School of Medicine or Stanford Health Care. If you have a more specific purpose you would like to support, we would be happy to provide appropriate wording to carry out your wishes. We look forward to assisting you or your attorney to help ensure that your estate gift will accomplish your goals.
Please note that Stanford University Medical Center is not a legal entity. Estate gifts intended to support medicine at Stanford should name either Stanford University for use in the School of Medicine or should name Stanford Health Care.
To support medical research or education:
The following described property shall go to THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (hereinafter, "the Board"): [describe property or percentage of estate or $ amount here]. This gift shall be expendable at the discretion of the Board, and shall be used in the School of Medicine at the direction of the dean.
To support patient care:
The following described property shall go to STANFORD HEALTH CARE a charitable organization in Palo Alto, CA: [describe property or percentage of estate or $ amount here]. This gift shall be expendable and shall be used for the charitable purposes of Stanford Health Care.