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Should diseases be named after people? This first of a two-part series includes arguments to continue using medical eponyms.

Should diseases be named after people? This first of a two-part series includes arguments to continue using medical eponyms.

In the Spotlight: Stanford fellow Jeffrey Bien reflects on his 15 minutes of Internet fame and his work as a cancer specialist in training.

In the Spotlight: Stanford fellow Jeffrey Bien reflects on his 15 minutes of Internet fame and his work as a cancer specialist in training.

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Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to make more meaningful connections with patients.

Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to make more meaningful connections with patients.

This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.

This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.

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In this Q&A, Stanford physicians Julie Parsonnet and her husband, Dean Winslow, discuss their months-long stay in Antarctica providing medical care.

In this Q&A, Stanford physicians Julie Parsonnet and her husband, Dean Winslow, discuss their months-long stay in Antarctica providing medical care.

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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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New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.

New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.

Stanford obstetrician Yasser El-Sayed has published a collection of short stories exploring themes of home, identity and cultural dislocation.

Stanford obstetrician Yasser El-Sayed has published a collection of short stories exploring themes of home, identity and cultural dislocation.

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Michele Barry shares her expierence at the third Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, held this fall in Rwanda. The conference began at Stanford.

Michele Barry shares her expierence at the third Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, held this fall in Rwanda. The conference began at Stanford.

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Amid reminders of a grisly past, Stanford Medicine fellow Melissa Hersh observed signs of transformation and resilience during a trip to Rwanda.

Amid reminders of a grisly past, Stanford Medicine fellow Melissa Hersh observed signs of transformation and resilience during a trip to Rwanda.

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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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Radiologist Ali Tahvildari grapples with how to deliver an uncertain diagnosis. When does causing worry conflict with a doctor's pledge to "do no harm?"

Radiologist Ali Tahvildari grapples with how to deliver an uncertain diagnosis. When does causing worry conflict with a doctor's pledge to "do no harm?"

Zubin Damania, also known as ZDoggMD, presented at Stanford's 29th annual Jonathan J. King Lecture on the topic of connecting with patients.

Zubin Damania, also known as ZDoggMD, presented at Stanford's 29th annual Jonathan J. King Lecture on the topic of connecting with patients.