At the Stanford School of Medicine's virtual graduation ceremony, speakers told newly-minted health professionals that they can make a difference.
Regardless of disruptions from COVID-19, medical education marches on, writes Stanford student Yoo Jung Kim, as she prepares for her intern year.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical student Orly Farber writes about the importance of palliative care and comforting patients in-person when possible.
In the Stanford Medicine course Walk with Me, students are paired with patients to learn about life with a chronic or serious illness.
The coronavirus pandemic interrupted medical education for students around the U.S., but they continue to contribute, writes Stanford student Orly Farber.
Stanford dermatologist Roxana Daneshjou describes the advantages of using Twitter to discuss methods and findings of research papers.
An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.
Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).
Paloma Marin-Nevarez once thought becoming a doctor was an unattainable goal. Now a Stanford medical student, she'll soon be an emergency medicine resident.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical students learn where they "matched" for residency in a virtual Match Day.
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
A Q&A with Sarita Khemani, MD, about her podcast, Journey to Medicine, which features stories of medical school applicants' setbacks and successes.
"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.
Stanford MD/PhD student Andrea Garofalo decided to pursue a medical career when he was 12, after a neurosurgeon successfully removed his brother's tumor.
Stanford medical student Hannah Wild, a former cancer patient, reflects on the importance of authentic communication in medicine.
No matter how busy they are, Stanford interns and residents often stop for teachable moments, and medical students are grateful, writes Orly Farber.