Researchers at Stanford Medicine are investigating how to best provide health care to the LBGTQ+ community.
Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Investigating disparities in LGBTQ breast cancer care
Researchers at Stanford Medicine investigate cancer disparities in LGBTQ populations and how to address them.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Solving for health’s social hurdles
Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.
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.
On the field and in the clinic
Stanford Medicine orthopedic surgeon uses his skills to as head physician for the San Francisco 49ers football team
‘Medicine’: A poem born of compassion, strength and triumph
Audrey Shafer discusses the intellectual and personal inspiration behind the poem "Medicine," featured in Stanford Medicine's year-end video.
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 …
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.
Heartbeats and Hiccups: Serving those who serve
Stanford Medicine human resources leaders speak to their experiences in the military and their trajectory to medicine.
Stanford Medicine-led study aims to ‘STOP’ sexual harassment in biomedical research
Stanford Medicine and others have launched an NIH-funded study called "Sexual harassment Training Of Principal investigators,” or STOP.
How menthol cigarette ads target Black people, women and teens￼
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Heartbeats and Hiccups: Cesar Padilla and Reena Thomas
In the Heartbeats and Hiccups video series we explore passions and pivots through a conversation on the defining moments of our careers.
Training physicians and algorithms in dermatology diversity
Researchers are addressing bias in algorithms that detect dermatology diseases by adding more diverse skin tone images to data sets.
Community college students get support from new program
The Community College Outreach Program offers mentorship and paid internships to community college students pursuing science careers.