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This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Kendra Patton, a physician assistant and educator, who is working to create career opportunities for others.

This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Kendra Patton, a physician assistant and educator, who is working to create career opportunities for others.

On Saturday, June 16, Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed 166 School of Medicine graduates along with Stanford faculty, family and friends for the diploma ceremony.

On Saturday, June 16, Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed 166 School of Medicine graduates along with Stanford faculty, family and friends for the diploma ceremony.

Denise Wong had survived breast cancer treatment at 27. Ten years later, she and her husband wanted to have a child. Her treatment had made that unlikely, but her fertility team at Stanford found a way.

Denise Wong had survived breast cancer treatment at 27. Ten years later, she and her husband wanted to have a child. Her treatment had made that unlikely, but her fertility team at Stanford found a way.

More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.

More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.

They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.

They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.