In the Spotlight: Stanford medical student Claire Rhee decided to take a stand on social justice long before she chose to pursue a career in medicine.
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Writing a Chinese-American ‘Ocean’s 11’ between medical school classes
In the Spotlight: A daughter of Chinese immigrants, Stanford medical student Grace Li writes fiction about the Asian-American experience.
Helping children turn failures into success through growth mindset
In the Spotlight: Pediatrician Irene Loe talks about her five-year passion project to help parents cultivate a growth mindset in their children.
A daughter of farmworkers, Stanford physician assistant student plans to care for the underserved
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
This emergency medicine fellow explained movie injuries for GQ. Millions tuned in.
In the Spotlight: Stanford emergency medicine physician Italo Brown explains health and medicine to a GQ audience and to people in at-risk communities.
She’s an ultrarunning champion, studying the genetics of sports injury
In the Spotlight: Megan Roche runs 50-mile races, coaches and writes about running, and is working on a PhD at Stanford.
His grandfather cleaned Stanford labs. Now he’s pursuing his doctorate here.
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.
The hematology/oncology fellow whose son was pants for Halloween
In the Spotlight: Stanford fellow Jeffrey Bien reflects on his 15 minutes of Internet fame and his work as a cancer specialist in training.
In the Spotlight: Identifying hidden hurdles for mothers in medicine
This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.
In the Spotlight: Using engineering to improve patients’ lives
This "In the Spotlight" features Ross Venook, a bioengineer who discusses his career path and his life as a busy father and husband outside of work.
In the Spotlight: ‘When you’re in a minority group, you’re never just a grad student’
This "In the Spotlight" features Carolyn Dundes, a PhD candidate in Stanford's Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine program and an LGBTQ advocate.
In the Spotlight: Juggling vision, videos — and balls
This "In the Spotlight" features Guillaume Riesen, a PhD student in neuroscience with many, many hobbies.
In the Spotlight: From concert violinist to neuroscientist
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Garam Kim, a former professional violinist pursuing a PhD in neurosciences at Stanford.
In the Spotlight: Spain, soccer, Stanford and, someday, surgery
In this In the Spotlight, Eduardo Palacios Fabre discusses life as a graduate student and soccer goalkeeper, and his future plans in medicine.
In the Spotlight: ‘You’re never going to get into medical school’
This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.
In the Spotlight: Embracing a new career path and helping others do the same
This In the Spotlight features Bryan Xie, an immunology PhD student with a passion for turning basic research into new therapies - and the Gilmore Girls.