A Stanford-trained surgeon discusses her research and personal experiences with gender bias in her quest for equality in health care.
This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.
A Stanford Medicine magazine article on sex differences in the brain remains popular; this article provides additional information.
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
At Stanford Medicine's second annual LGBTQ+ forum, participants shared how education, research and care could be more inclusive of sex & gender minorities.
A Stanford study finds that more than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity.
NIH Director Francis Collins made news when he called for an end to all-male panels. Here, Michele Barry provides context and encourages all to take part.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
Rigid gender expectations hurt everyone’s health. A series of papers in the Lancet works to clarify how this happens and spur improvements.
Less than 5 percent of interventional cardiologists are women. A study has found that changing hours, male-dominant culture and radiation are deterrents.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres devoted his career to studying glial cells, which play a significant, but previously undervalued, role in the brain.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most common and tolerated violations of human rights in existence today. To raise awareness of …
There's a pressing need for more research into transgender health issues. That was the argument eloquently laid out at Stanford Medicine X talk this weekend by ePatient Charlie Blotner. As …
As part of a recently launched series on women working in Stanford's neurosurgery department, I recently spoke with associate professor Marion Buckwalter, MD, PhD, a …
Stanford neuroscientist Nirao Shah, PhD, has made a career out of focusing on behaviors (such as mating, aggression and nurturing offspring) that innately differ between …