Siyu Shi, a third-year medical student who has co-managed the clinic, discusses the work of the Women’s Free Clinic in San Jose.
Author: Ruthann Richter
Wowed by the new Stanford Hospital
Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.
“The core of the problem”: Stanford Medicine physician wellness program tackles burnout
WellMD, Stanford's physician wellness program, is featured in the recent issue of Stanford Medicine magazine. It also features a 1:2:1 podcast on burnout.
Pioneering immunotherapy drug gets new testing for early prostate cancer
Pioneering immunotherapy drug Provenge is enjoying a revival, thanks to a large new clinical trial that will test it in men with early prostate cancer.
Algorithm developed to evaluate surgical skills with help from recent high school grad
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Trying to get answers: One woman’s quest for a diagnosis
After a year of baffling symptoms, two Stanford specialists pieced together the puzzle of this woman's disease.
Improving cancer care in Nigeria
Stanford Medicine doctors have partnered with colleagues in Nigeria to improve cancer care with the goal of reducing inequities.
In Uganda, women with heart disease shown to take great risks to have a family
Thousands of women in the East African country of Uganda suffer from rheumatic heart disease. Although pregnancy can lead to severe complications, a new study shows that many women are putting their health at risk in order to have children.
Working to improve surgery in the developing world
Stanford surgeon Sherry Wren comments on the challenges of global surgery and gender differences in surgical care worldwide.
Neuroscience awards in honor of Ben Barres introduced by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
A new, early career award in neuroscience was created by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in honor of the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres.
The final chapter of the dream team
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
Keeping snails in check could significantly reduce parasitic worm infections
Stanford research suggests a new way to significantly curtail cases of schistosomiasis, one of the most common afflictions in the developing world.
A natural fix for heart valves
In the operating room, cardiac surgeon Joseph Woo, MD, is poised to begin a challenging operation on a man whose aorta and aortic valve have …
Actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson champion cancer survivors at Stanford event
Nine years ago, former Stanford oncologist Ellie Guardino, MD, PhD, was putting on a gown to prepare for an event when she reached back to …
Demystifying chronic fatigue syndrome
For years, infectious disease expert Jose Montoya, MD, has been frustrated by the mysteries of chronic fatigue syndrome (also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis) and the unexplainable …
Checklist aims to help prevent surgical infections in Africa
For the last year, Stanford surgery resident Jared Forrester, MD, has been living in Ethiopia, tackling one of surgery’s most troubling issues – how to …