A Stanford medical student competes in the Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first woman to represent Puerto Rico in rowing.
Category: Medical Education
How students are redesigning the future of health care
Stanford students share solutions they've developed to challenging health care problems through Stanford Health Technology showcase.
Is it safe to reopen schools? Here’s what the models say
A team of researchers developed a model to simulate potential COVID-19 transmission in elementary and high schools, as well as households.
Witness to Ebola, med student calls for more COVID-19 vaccines in Africa
Stanford medical student from Sierra Leone calls for urgent improvements in efforts to protect the people of African nations against COVID-19.
Attitude toward mistakes — and lack of self-care — harm physicians’ well-being
A survey shows there's nothing inherent about being a physician that leads to burnout. The problems are long hours and shame about errors.
From Oaxaca to Stanford, via blueberry farms in the Northwest
The daughter of a farmworker, medical student Gianna Nino-Tapias draws strength from her Mixtec ancestors.
Elite gastroenterologist’s path to being a champion of diversity
As an African American who also has a disability, Eric Sibley provides a role model for others within academic medicine.
New course aims to improve care for the LGBTQ+ community
Stanford Medicine researchers create an online curriculum to enhance LGBTQ+ medical education for health care professionals.
Countering decades of racism in medicine
In addressing decades of structural racism in health care, Stanford Medicine researchers are devising new strategies to reach racial equity.
Stanford Medicine magazine reports on racial inequity in medicine
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine examines racial inequity and inequality in medicine, and explores initiatives to close care gaps.
Drawing on humor to spread the COVID-prevention message
Health educator’s widely praised and popular videos draw on humor and creativity to spread a COVID-prevention message to a global audience.
Closing racial gaps in medical residencies could take decades
A new study shows that increasing Black and Latino representation in medical residencies to match U.S. population representation could take decades.
‘You’re going to be a nurse’: A champion of equity in patient care
Sharon Hampton is focusing on patient equity as a nursing leader at Stanford Health Care. Getting to know patients and staff is key, she says.
Reimagining palliative care learning during a pandemic
In response to the pandemic, one determined Stanford Medicine team built on its online expertise to reimagine palliative care learning.
“Like a jewel”: Young scientists help solve a common blood disorder’s mystery
Young scientists contributed to research that revealed the structures of enzymes behind the common disorder G6PD deficiency.
Walk With Me: Learning from patients and family partners
Medical student Marcello Kendrew Chang shares the experience of a family caregiver he met during Stanford Medicine’s yearlong Walk With Me course.