In a new podcast, Stanford otolaryngologist Brandon Baird talks about growing up in a poor neighborhood in Washington D.C., the intensity of medical residency, and his love of music.
Jacob Theil, a resident in laboratory animal medicine, is featured in this Stars of Stanford Medicine installment. A clinician and a researcher, Theil spends time with his wife and son, playing video games and visiting breweries on his days off.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, second-year medical student Natasha Abadilla reflects on how medical school can delay many aspects of adulthood, such as career and family.
Sylvy Kornberg was known as the wife and mother of Nobel laureates. But she was also an accomplishment biochemist, her granddaughter writes.
The medical dictionary was small, with a worn green-black cover. Published in 1898, it featured a wonderfully odd assortment of terms, with definitions averaging about six words. I set out to learn more about who wrote it and how it was used.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, fourth-year medical student Akhilesh Pathipati offers suggestions to improve medical school career counseling.
The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.
As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.
At a recent seminar hosted by Stanford medical students, hospice physician Gary Pasternak discussed his work and the importance of listening and storytelling.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine feature profiles Raga Ayyagari, who is finishing a master's degree in epidemiology and clinical research and plans to pursue a career in global public health.
A new exhibit at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center draws on the themes of technology, medicine and ethics raised in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein.
In this first-person piece, medical student Steve Zhang argues that medicine is intractable and unpredictable, and luck plays a larger role than one might think.
Stanford's Keith Humphreys and other academics relay lessons from experiences writing for mass media outlets, such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Renowned microbe enthusiast Stanley Falkow has died at 84. Falkow was known for his generosity, wit and remarkable scientific acumen that led to the founding of the modern field of bacterial pathogenicity — the study of how bacteria cause human disease.
First-year medical student Orly Farber shares lessons learned after hearing about a loved one's disease.
During a podcast, the author of "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change" talks about the growing worldwide threat of this disease and the urgent need for more research into treatment and prevention.