In this Q&A, Stanford physicians Julie Parsonnet and her husband, Dean Winslow, discuss their months-long stay in Antarctica providing medical care.
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.
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.
Michele Barry shares her expierence at the third Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, held this fall in Rwanda. The conference began at Stanford.
Amid reminders of a grisly past, Stanford Medicine fellow Melissa Hersh observed signs of transformation and resilience during a trip to Rwanda.
Working with doctors in Rwanda, Stanford pediatric emergency medicine fellow Melissa Hersh learned what it was like to provide care with limited technology.
The Stanford Medical Alumni Association hosted the Women in Medicine and Science event, celebrating the accomplishments of women scientists and physicians.
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.
Throughout her medical career, listening to her patients has help psychiatrist Shaili Jain transcend the job's challenges.
Looking back on her medical training, Jessica Gold realizes it was the little things - like watching a resident console a scared patient - that mattered.
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.
Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.