Members of Stanford Medicine, proud to call themselves disabled, describe how their disabilities enhance their caregiving at a recent event.
In this Q&A, Cori Poffenberger, a physician and mother to a daughter who has spina bifida, offers suggestions for caring for people with disabilities.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
Reproductive decisions for women with disabilities should be based on each individual's abilities and desires, Stanford gynecologist Paula Hillard writes.
A greater acceptance of, and more, people with disabilities are needed in the health care workforce, physician Cheri Blauwet writes.
Australian physician Dinesh Palipana advocated for the inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities in medicine at Stanford Medicine X | ED.
Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
New material and mass production process from Stanford engineer could enable foldable touchscreens, electronic clothing and, one day, synthetic skin.
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
Stanford undergraduate students showcase devices they created, including a high-tech version of the game Operation and something called "Haptic Headband."
One of the big challenges of raising a child with developmental disabilities is the struggle to predict the future: How much will the child be …
The Friday mid-afternoon session of Stanford Medicine X featured three stories, each meant to jolt attendees out of their everyday thoughts, to prompt them to …
Taking shelter from a storm is an ordeal for everyone, but for people with physical or mental disabilities, natural disasters add an additional layer of logistical …
When Oranicha (Natty) Jumreornvong decided to leave her home in Thailand to attend Stanford University, her family was uneasy about her decision. Jumreornvong explained in …