Stanford Medicine X patient advocate Hugo Campos worked with high school and pre-med students recently to help them learn how to listen carefully to patients.
Stanford physician Donna Zulman is working to understand why high-need patients may not follow-up with care outside the clinic.
When it comes to clinical care, high touch is just as important as technology, Dean Lloyd Minor reminds readers here.
Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.
A group of Stanford-India Biodesign Fellows developed the first foot-operated resuscitator for newborns.
Stanford's Manali Patel found higher satisfaction and lower costs for advanced cancer patients who spoke with a nonclinical worker about care preferences.
Researchers worked to solve the problem of surgical site infections, which can lead to longer hospital stays, additional surgeries, and higher mortality.
After her father's hospitalization, Stanford fellow Ilana Yurkiewicz realized that complications are accepted as routine, although many could be prevented.
Direct-to-consumer raw genetic data can be inaccurate, resulting in harm to patients and unnecessary costs to the health care system, new research suggests.
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.
A look back at how a team of biodesign fellows developed a potentially life-saving device to treat patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia.
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."