After her father's hospitalization, Stanford fellow Ilana Yurkiewicz realized that complications are accepted as routine, although many could be prevented.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Andrew Chang, clinical instructor of medicine, who is working to improve cardiovascular health globally.
William Newsome is a world-class neurobiologist and a Christian. He talked to Stanford News about how his faith helped inspire his interest in the brain and what he sees as the real and imagined tensions between faith and science.
The career of Stanford pediatric infectious disease researcher and physician Yvonne Maldonado is featured in this video and blog post.
Physicians Christina Mangurian and Carolyn Rodriguez discuss the lack of women in leadership positions in medicine, and what we can do about it.
A greater acceptance of, and more, people with disabilities are needed in the health care workforce, physician Cheri Blauwet writes.
Jamaican-born Odette Harris was recently promoted to full professor at Stanford, making her one of the first black female professors of neurosurgery in the nation. She discusses her journey in a new podcast.
As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.
When Stanford's James Spudich was diagnosed with lung cancer, one of his first thoughts was of his colleague, lung development expert Mark Krasnow. Within hours a group of Stanford scientists had launched an astoundingly comprehensive study of healthy and diseased human lung tissue from one of their own.
Stanford's Keith Humphreys and other academics relay lessons from experiences writing for mass media outlets, such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Regulatory reform could reduce the bloated documentation requirements facing American physicians and help to reduce rising levels of burnout.
In this Stars of Stanford Medicine feature, Laleh Gharahbaghian shares her love of ultrasound and reflects on her career and her role models.
A Stanford chief resident presents a medical mystery to master diagnostician Lawrence Tierney. Will he solve the puzzle?
Howard Koh, MD, former assistant secretary of health in the Obama Administration, spoke recently in a Stanford Health Policy Forum discussion.
Stanford psychiatry resident Nathaniel Morris describes what it’s like to treat patients in the hospital after an attempted suicide.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Kristina Kudelko, who specializes in pulmonary hypertension. She also runs, loves music and spending time with her family.