Addiction specialist Keith Humphreys explains how the pandemic has affected three factors driving substance use — cues, comfort and convenience.
This Voices of COVID story features physician assistant Thanh Khong, who manages testing and vaccination operations for Stanford Health Care.
This Voices of COVID piece features nurse practitioner Kelly Sanderson, who is working to keep her patients healthy and her coworkers motivated.
In the first post in the Voices of COVID series, Andra Blomkalns and Alison Kerr share how the emergency medicine team is rising to the challenge of COVID.
In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.
Graeme Rosenberg's illustrations, shared in classes he teaches and on social media, are resonating with fellow surgeons at Stanford and beyond.
Stanford Health Care physician Megan Mahoney, MD, describes how conversations with family helped her decide to be among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
For Black neurosurgeon Samuel Cheshier, George Floyd's killing confirmed that his country is racist; but the aftermath brought hope that change is possible.
Shaken by the death of George Floyd, Stanford gastroenterologist Uri Ladabaum penned a hearfelt essay on racism and medicine's responsibility to fight it.
Eldrin Lewis, Stanford's chief of cardiovascular medicine, opens up about racism and his hopes for future generations of Black physicians and patients.
Friends and colleagues, Stanford nephrology fellows Daniel Watford and Dimitri Augustin trained alongside each other in Florida and then both moved west.
A Stanford physician discusses how he's learned to safely manage intense situations with patients in emergency departments.
As 'message clarifiers,' Stanford's medical interpreters alert doctors when there could be a linguistic or cultural misunderstanding with a patient.
After recovering from COVID-19, Stanford emergency medicine physician Peter D'Souza returned to work with valuable insights for patients and colleagues.
In early March, a Stanford physician learned that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Within hours, he felt sick enough to seek treatment at the hospital.
On the radio show "Forum," Black medical workers spoke about the new awareness of racism, and how writing helps them process their emotions.