Al’ai Alvarez, MD, a night shift doctor, or nocturnist, illuminates the culture and environment of the emergency department at night.
Al’ai Alvarez, MD, a nocturnist, explains how to take care of yourself when you’re on the overnight shift.
Once a professional climber, Joe Forrester had a near-death experience that put him on a path to be a trauma surgeon at Stanford Medicine.
After a lull early in the pandemic, head injury rates for kids are ticking up again. Parents should know what to do if their child gets hurt.
This Voices of COVID story features Stanford Medicine PA student Zach West, who was a New York City 911 paramedic when COVID-19 hit.
In the first post in the Voices of COVID series, Andra Blomkalns and Alison Kerr share how the emergency medicine team is rising to the challenge of COVID.
Standard diagnosis of sepsis relies on a blood test that typically takes days. A Stanford physician is working on an innovation that could change this.
A national panel worked for three years on guidelines for improving research on public health emergency preparedness and response.
A Stanford physician discusses how he's learned to safely manage intense situations with patients in emergency departments.
After recovering from COVID-19, Stanford emergency medicine physician Peter D'Souza returned to work with valuable insights for patients and colleagues.
In early March, a Stanford physician learned that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Within hours, he felt sick enough to seek treatment at the hospital.
Hospitals are seeing a 40% drop in emergency visits, in part because patients with serious conditions other than COVID-19 are reluctant to seek care.
Though challenging, caring for patients with the severest cases of COVID-19 fosters pride and collaboration, Stanford pulmonologist says in a podcast.
The Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of people who face overwhelming hospital bills after trauma, but many are still vulnerable.
Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.
In the Spotlight: Stanford emergency medicine physician Italo Brown explains health and medicine to a GQ audience and to people in at-risk communities.