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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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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

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.

Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

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.