Carlie Arbaugh is dedicated to both surgery and cooking because they demand meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet.
Medicine has been the way of connecting both of Brian Smith's passions. “With medicine I could have the intellectual curiosity, but also the chance to talk with people and enjoy the human experience.”
Many social determinants of health can influence a patient’s risk, but Palaniappan and fellow researchers have noticed, from working with data from patients around the nation, that race is not among the most accurate or equitable.
Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.
Inspired by her brother Saaz’s experiences, often tagging along on his doctor’s appointments, Binisha Patel was drawn to medicine.
Across the United States, Black women are three to four times as likely as their white peers to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or die giving birth
Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.
Quenton Rashawn Bubb continues to value the complex, complementary nature of work on parallel paths -- not just as a musician/academic, but now on the path to his career.
As the health care industry grapples with the best way to use artificial intelligence technologies to improve care, many clinicians may wonder what happens if patients are harmed, and who should be held liable.
Nationwide, the percentage of health care visits for flulike symptoms ticked up above the baseline at the start of November and has remained elevated ever since, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Over the last decade, physicians have taken a broader view of adolescent eating disorders, thanks to a growing recognition of the variety of disordered eating patterns that can harm patients’ health, especially their heart function.
We share the stories and videos published in 2023 on our News Center, Scope and Stanford Medicine magazine sites that resonated most with our readers online and on social media.
Despite the fact the disease greatly reduces the quality of many women’s lives, endometriosis remains understudied.
'People in the medical humanities space already understand how art can be helpful in patient recovery, but a lot of medicine is really data- and finance-driven,' said Brian R. Smith.
Clinical fellow Alex Zimmet, MD, a member of Stanford Medicine’s antimicrobial stewardship team, discusses why antibiotic overuse is a problem and how you can help combat it.
Why is it important to offer gender-affirming voice therapy or surgery? We spoke with experts on all sides of the equation.