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Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.

Stanford physician Patrick Burns' ultramarathon was fueled in part by electrolyte supplements. Yet the resulting research showed that they may not help.

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The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.

The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.

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Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.

Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.

Laws ensure that anyone can receive needed care in an emergency department. A Stanford Medicine physician played a key role in refining those policies.

Laws ensure that anyone can receive needed care in an emergency department. A Stanford Medicine physician played a key role in refining those policies.

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Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

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Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.

Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.

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An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.

An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.

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Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.

Ahead of its fall opening, writer Ruthann Richter reflected on her tour of the new Stanford Hospital's awesome views and inspiring spaces.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

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High performance CPR, which eliminates unnecessary pauses and utilizes a team approach, is thought to improve survival rates.

High performance CPR, which eliminates unnecessary pauses and utilizes a team approach, is thought to improve survival rates.

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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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Matthew Wetschler, a former Stanford emergency medicine resident, experienced a severe accident that has influenced his art, now on display on campus.

Matthew Wetschler, a former Stanford emergency medicine resident, experienced a severe accident that has influenced his art, now on display on campus.

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