A Stanford-led study examines whether the Patient Activation Measure can serve as an early indicator that an effort is affecting health care costs
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
A late-night phone call informed a Stanford doctor that his father was named a chemistry laureate for work that helped others create drugs from antibodies.
A Stanford study examines a key aspect of artificial intelligence: If machines provide advice for patient care, who should those machines be learning from?
Answers to a quiz on Stanford Medicine's eight Nobel laureates, recognized for contributions in physiology/medicine, chemistry and physics.
Test your knowledge about the eight Stanford Medicine researchers who have been awarded a Nobel Prize in the medical school's 110-year history.
A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.
Researchers found a strong correlation between the density of legal gun sellers — particularly pawnshops — in a state and firearm-related suicide rates.
Stanford pilot program marries technology and compassion, artificial intelligence and palliative care, so doctors can help patients die on their own terms.
More than 300 doctors, residents and medical students gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus to support reducing firearms violence in the United States.
A new white paper from Stanford Medicine details obstacles and offers solutions for achieving the full potential of electronic health records.
As the Global Climate Action Summit convenes in San Francisco, Stanford leaders discuss links between climate change and health.
In an essay for The New England Journal of Medicine, a Stanford resident writes about trusting intuition when a patient needs more than medical facts.
A new study by Stanford researchers finds patients' allergic reactions dissipated more quickly when they were offered assurance by a doctor.
A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.