Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.
Emergency medicine physician Al’ai Alvarez discusses how he integrates gratitude into his daily life and its many widespread benefits.
The civil war in Yemen has led to an cholera epidemic and widespread starvation. Both were preventable, Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise says.
A look at a new type of behavioral therapy designed to help children with autism understand emotions and interact better with others.
Stanford Medicine's Peter D'Souza shares his experience as an airway management physician who attends NFL games with the 49ers.
In this Q&A, Cori Poffenberger, a physician and mother to a daughter who has spina bifida, offers suggestions for caring for people with disabilities.
When Kristin and Patrick Flor learned the baby they were expecting had a severe genetic syndrome, they planned with Stanford doctors for her brief life.
Patients who undergo physical therapy soon after a pain diagnosis are less likely to use opioids in the long term, a Stanford-Duke study finds.
The Stanford Medicine 2018 Health Trends Report found that an explosion of data in medicine is democratizing health care.
Two leaders of Stanford’s Presence Center — Abraham Verghese and Sonoo Thadaney Israni — explore how AI can enhance the human side of patient care.
An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.
In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.
The cost of treating animal-related injuries in U.S. emergency rooms is about $1.2 billion per year, a new Stanford study shows.
Stanford health care providers and vet technicians volunteered to help humans and animals affected by the most destructive fire in California’s history.
Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.