A fourth-year medical student reflects on the importance of the many questions doctors pose to their patients.
A patient who struggled with being overweight for much of her life says she finally found success because of the trusting relationship she has with her doctor.
"Of all the four pillars of medical ethics," writes this med student, "perhaps the most difficult one to uphold is justice, the obligation to treat all patients equally and fairly."
A majority of primary care doctors report frustration with how electronic health records have affected their relationships with patients and with the amount of time required by the systems, according to a Stanford poll commissioned from The Harris Poll. However, many also say EHRs have led to improved patient care.
This video highlights Stanford Health Care's team-based approach to diabetes care. Patient Hazel shares her experience helping to design a treatment plan.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores how vital hearing and listening are for our well-being, and the science behind discoveries that could improve how we do both.
Stanford researcher Nigam Shah discusses a new study in which a machine learning system predicts patient outcomes, and he outlines the implications for artificial intelligence in medicine.
Stanford Medicine will unite leading minds in patient care, technology, design thinking and public policy to help shape the future of electronic health records and at the EHR National Symposium on June 4.
Dyani Gaudilliere discusses the role of Stanford’s hospital dentists and the need for a more integrated approach to dentistry.
Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.
When working in a clinic as a medical student, there’s a balance between “learning from the support we have available, and relying on it too much.” So writes Stanford fourth-year medical student Nathaniel Fleming.
In this piece, first-year medical student Orly Farber talks about controlling her emotions is a clinical setting.
In this essay, medical student Natasha Abadilla reflects on the walls that medical trainees put up between themselves and their patients.
A team of former Stanford Biodesign students developed a device to protect and stabilize umbilical cord catheters in newborn babies.
Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.
A writer camps out in Stanford's emergency room on Christmas day.