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Inspired by his parents' experience as immigrants and his own volunteering at a homeless clinic, Stanford medical student Jimmy Zheng aspires to care for the marginalized.

Inspired by his parents' experience as immigrants and his own volunteering at a homeless clinic, Stanford medical student Jimmy Zheng aspires to care for the marginalized.

Moises Gallegos, a Stanford emergency medicine physician, wrote a children's book for his son to celebrate his wife, a physician-mother.

Moises Gallegos, a Stanford emergency medicine physician, wrote a children's book for his son to celebrate his wife, a physician-mother.

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In this Q&A, Stanford hospitalist Eric Strong discusses his YouTube channel, Strong Medicine, and his interest in medical education.

In this Q&A, Stanford hospitalist Eric Strong discusses his YouTube channel, Strong Medicine, and his interest in medical education.

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Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.

Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.

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A day in the life of Stephanie Chao, a Stanford pediatric surgeon, researcher and mother trying to live in the moment and balance the chaos.

A day in the life of Stephanie Chao, a Stanford pediatric surgeon, researcher and mother trying to live in the moment and balance the chaos.

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When he can't find time to fix the main light in his apartment, Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes reconsiders the meaning of work-life balance.

When he can't find time to fix the main light in his apartment, Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes reconsiders the meaning of work-life balance.

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In the Spotlight: Daniel José Navarrete is living his dream of becoming a scientist in the same Stanford labs where his grandfather worked as a janitor.

In the Spotlight: Daniel José Navarrete is living his dream of becoming a scientist in the same Stanford labs where his grandfather worked as a janitor.

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Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.

Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.

A Stanford medical student uses images from pathology to tell a story about the medical ethics of screening for prostate cancer.

A Stanford medical student uses images from pathology to tell a story about the medical ethics of screening for prostate cancer.

Should diseases be named after people? This conclusion of a two-part series looks at the arguments for using biologically-descriptive names, not eponyms.

Should diseases be named after people? This conclusion of a two-part series looks at the arguments for using biologically-descriptive names, not eponyms.

Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.

Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.