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Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

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In this In the Spotlight interview, Malcolm Chelliah discusses his experiences as a MD/MBA student, and his efforts to uplift underserved communities.

In this In the Spotlight interview, Malcolm Chelliah discusses his experiences as a MD/MBA student, and his efforts to uplift underserved communities.

Orthopaedic surgeon Constance Chu has spent her career seeking ways to prevent osteoarthritis from developing after a knee injury.

Orthopaedic surgeon Constance Chu has spent her career seeking ways to prevent osteoarthritis from developing after a knee injury.

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Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.

Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.

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After a clerkship in surgery, fourth-year medical student Jon Sole was forced to reevaluate his desire to become a surgeon. What he found surprised him.

After a clerkship in surgery, fourth-year medical student Jon Sole was forced to reevaluate his desire to become a surgeon. What he found surprised him.

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In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.

In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.

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Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth.

Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth.

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Nurse-scientist Kimberly Pyke-Grimm draws on her clinical experience when studying how teens, young adults and families make decisions about cancer care.

Nurse-scientist Kimberly Pyke-Grimm draws on her clinical experience when studying how teens, young adults and families make decisions about cancer care.

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New research has correlated the number of primary care physicians with population-level longevity. But, a shortage of primary care providers is forecast.

New research has correlated the number of primary care physicians with population-level longevity. But, a shortage of primary care providers is forecast.

This In the Spotlight features Miquell Miller, a Bahamas native who is now a surgery resident at Stanford. In this Q&A, she discusses her work and life.

This In the Spotlight features Miquell Miller, a Bahamas native who is now a surgery resident at Stanford. In this Q&A, she discusses her work and life.

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Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.

Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.