In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.
Sara Cody, director of public health in California's Santa Clara County, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic’s trajectory and lessons learned.
Megan Mahoney, Stanford Health Care's chief of staff, discusses racism and bias in the nation's health care system and how it can be overcome.
A Stanford researcher talks about navigating the uncertainty of making medical decisions for her 5-year-old son with an undiagnosed genetic disorder.
Stanford palliative care physician Winnie Teuteberg, MD, says terminally ill patients often want to discuss their prognosis with their doctors.
As schools begin to reopen, Stanford pediatrician Jason Wang, MD, PhD, discusses best COVID-19 safety practices, and why kids should be in the classroom.
The pandemic has been what one Stanford psychiatrist called “a mixed bag” for people with addiction issues; some find fewer triggers, others face more.
A Stanford research team is tasked with assessing the COVID-19 infection crisis inside California’s prisons and providing strategies to contain the virus.
A Stanford physician discusses how he's learned to safely manage intense situations with patients in emergency departments.
Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17, 2020, was interviewed in April 2019 for a Stanford Medicine course on leadership and finding moral identity.
A Stanford researcher discusses how toxic pollutants can make people more susceptible to COVID-19 and why people of color are particularly vulnerable.
A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.
A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.
A COVID-19-related multi-inflammatory syndrome in children has raised alarms, but MIS-C is extremely rare, says a Stanford pediatrician.
A large percentage of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have occurred in nursing homes. In a podcast interview, a Stanford geriatrician explains why.
Stanford patient care leader Catherine Krna is inspired by clinicians during turbocharged COVID-19 response, and sees lasting benefit of telehealth surge.