Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.
The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.
Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.
New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
In this series, three Stanford physicians discuss how Stanford Medicine medical students are learning to navigate difficult conversations.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged feature, second-year medical student Tasnim Ahmed reflects on how her education separates her from her parents.
This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.
Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.
A team from Stanford's Medicine and the Muse were special guests at the Sorbonne for a collaboration exploring empathy and emotion in clinical encounters.
Stanford welcomed 90 new MD students and 28 PA students during ceremonies this week. The students received words of wisdom, white coats and stethoscopes.
Incoming first-year Stanford medical students got to know each other and spend time hiking at a pre-orientation camping trip in the Sierra.
Stanford Medicine faculty Audrey Shafer and Mary Hawn shared experiences from their memorable college summers with Stanford News.
The School of Medicine's new Discovery Curriculum provides the flexibility for students to pursue research opportunities.
Discussing death: A trauma surgeon shares his perspective on talking about death with patients and their families - Scope
Dermatology resident Roxana Daneshjou recruited colleagues on Twitter to create a free guide to medical school admission.