New methods of monitoring residents' workloads could help alleviate overburdened schedules by pinpointing the busiest shifts, a new study shows.
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.
This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.
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.
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
Audrey Shafer's childhood was made immeasurably happier by the gay neighbors who made her feel loved, welcome and accepted.
WellMD, Stanford's physician wellness program, is featured in the recent issue of Stanford Medicine magazine. It also features a 1:2:1 podcast on burnout.
This In the Spotlight features Lahia Yemane, a pediatrician and associate program director for the pediatrics residency program.
In a new storytelling podcast, Lucy Kalanithi shares what her daughter has taught her about life, death and the beauty of seeing things just as they are.
In this In the Spotlight, hematologist/oncologist Gabriel Mannis talks about his passion for medicine and his experience working at Sesame Street.
Members of Stanford Medicine, proud to call themselves disabled, describe how their disabilities enhance their caregiving at a recent event.
This In the Spotlight interview features a look at the pursuits of vitreoretinal surgical fellow Natalia Callaway in the clinic and at home.
Stanford Medicine faculty Audrey Shafer and Mary Hawn shared experiences from their memorable college summers with Stanford News.
Fully reversing the tide of physician burnout requires addressing deep issues within the culture of the health care system, Stanford Medicine leaders write.