Stanford Medicine doctors, dietitians and nutritionists rethink what it means to have healthy food for hospital patients.
Author: Emily Moskal
Scientists get a new view of digestion
Stanford Medicine researchers and others create a new device to sample the insides of the small intestine, including bile and bacteria.
Physician-novelist Abraham Verghese on the power of fiction
A writer and a physician, Abraham Verghese finds inspiration in medicine for his latest novel, The Covenant of Water.
What does it mean to be neurodiverse in medicine?
Stanford Medicine neurodiversity and autism expert Lawrence Fung discusses what it means to be neurodiverse in medicine.
Supporting Arab American students, community at Stanford Medicine
To better understand health issues for Arab Americans, the Arab Leadership and Advocacy in Medicine group advocates for representation.
Emotions, tears flow on Match Day
Stanford medical students learned where they matched, a decision that determines when they will train for the next four years.
Physicians get trained on gun safety
Researchers at Stanford Medicine and their colleagues created an educational guide for physicians about gun safety.
Is an increase in penile length cause for concern?
Researchers have found that over the past 30 years the length of the average erect penis has increased, and it's prompted questions.
Conference for pre-med students addresses health disparities
SUMMA, a conference designed to train the next generation of physicians and increase diversity in the medical field is accepting registrants.
People with disabilities take to the sky
A Stanford occupational therapist and a computer science student harness their experiences to help bring people with disabilities to space.
Stomach cancer hits Asian populations harder
Over the last six decades in the U.S., gastric, or stomach, cancer rates have plummeted. But around the world, gastric cancer remains a leading cause …
A big jump in prosthetic vision
By devising special pixels, Stanford University researchers have enhanced prosthetic vision with a new implant that improves vision.
Exploring the ordinary and extraordinary in end-of-life care, death
Stanford physician Samuel LeBaron discusses his book, which covers death and how to prepare for and receive end-of-life care.
Indigenous advocacy leader garners support at Stanford Medicine
Chris Lopez, a second-year medical student, is a Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe member and strong advocate for Indigenous communities.
To offer more transgender care, doctors need more education
Benjamin Laniakea, MD, discusses transgender medicine, the struggles of transgender patients and how physicians can offer better care.
Stanford Medicine supports Ukrainian visiting scholars￼
To learn the latest in radiation oncology, Ukrainian scholars visit Stanford Medicine for three months — away from the rubble of the war.