Stanford MD-PhD student Tim Keyes finds that the problem-solving approach he uses when coding also serves him well in a clinical setting.
Kaylene Carter became a Stanford medical student after 7 years in the U.S. Navy. On Match Day, she'll find out where she'll do her internship.
"It matters to me, when holding a specimen or discussing a patient, that I not lose sight of the story and life behind the disease," writes Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph.
Stanford MD/PhD student Andrea Garofalo decided to pursue a medical career when he was 12, after a neurosurgeon successfully removed his brother's tumor.
Stanford medical student Hannah Wild, a former cancer patient, reflects on the importance of authentic communication in medicine.
No matter how busy they are, Stanford interns and residents often stop for teachable moments, and medical students are grateful, writes Orly Farber.
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.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged article, fourth-year medical student Yoo Jung Kim credits her patients for helping her master medicine.
In the Spotlight: Megan Roche runs 50-mile races, coaches and writes about running, and is working on a PhD at Stanford.
Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.
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.
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.
Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.
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.
The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.
Working on a global health project in Bangladesh, Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed learned that a familiar place can have an unfamiliar medical culture.