Health care providers must reckon with inherent race-based biases in medicine, which can reinforce false stereotypes in algorithms and lead to improper treatment recommendations or late diagnoses.
Olympic swimmers race about 0.39 seconds faster in the evening than in the morning, and as insignificant as that fraction of a second may seem, …
In the Spotlight: A daughter of Chinese immigrants, Stanford medical student Grace Li writes fiction about the Asian-American experience.
Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
Stanford MD-PhD student Tim Keyes finds that the problem-solving approach he uses when coding also serves him well in a clinical setting.
"It matters to me, when holding a specimen or discussing a patient, that I not lose sight of the story and life behind the disease," writes Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph.
No matter how busy they are, Stanford interns and residents often stop for teachable moments, and medical students are grateful, writes Orly Farber.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged article, fourth-year medical student Yoo Jung Kim credits her patients for helping her master medicine.
Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.
In the Spotlight: Daniel José Navarrete is living his dream of becoming a scientist in the same Stanford labs where his grandfather worked as a janitor.
Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.
Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.
The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.
Shadowing a physician, Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph experiences the somber, yet hopeful setting of the intensive care unit for babies.
Stanford medical student Orly Farber ponders what she's seen and learned from clerkships in OB/GYN, emergency medicine, ambulatory medicine and surgery.