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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.

Looking back on her medical training, Jessica Gold realizes it was the little things - like watching a resident console a scared patient - that mattered.

Looking back on her medical training, Jessica Gold realizes it was the little things - like watching a resident console a scared patient - that mattered.

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Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.

Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.

New methods of monitoring residents' workloads could help alleviate overburdened schedules by pinpointing the busiest shifts, a new study shows.

New methods of monitoring residents' workloads could help alleviate overburdened schedules by pinpointing the busiest shifts, a new study shows.

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Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.

Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.

Physician, writer and mother Diana Farid writes about balancing the importance of medically accurate language with a desire to comfort her child.

Physician, writer and mother Diana Farid writes about balancing the importance of medically accurate language with a desire to comfort her child.

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This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.

This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.

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Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.

Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.

As physician Ilana Yurkiewicz writes, it can be challenging to treat a patient with a hematological emergency who is concerned about the cost of care.

As physician Ilana Yurkiewicz writes, it can be challenging to treat a patient with a hematological emergency who is concerned about the cost of care.

Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.

Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.

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Audrey Shafer's childhood was made immeasurably happier by the gay neighbors who made her feel loved, welcome and accepted.

Audrey Shafer's childhood was made immeasurably happier by the gay neighbors who made her feel loved, welcome and accepted.

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