New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.
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Medical student surveys health of nomadic African group, thanks to goats
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
Discussing death: Teaching clinicians how to broach tough topics with patients
In this series, three Stanford physicians discuss how Stanford Medicine medical students are learning to navigate difficult conversations.
Thanks to my parents, I can venture on, alone
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged feature, second-year medical student Tasnim Ahmed reflects on how her education separates her from her parents.
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.
Addressing the curiosity decline in medicine: Scope@10,000
Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.
Medicine and the Muse teams up with Sorbonne Université in Paris
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.
Students from far and near begin medical careers at Stanford
Stanford welcomed 90 new MD students and 28 PA students during ceremonies this week. The students received words of wisdom, white coats and stethoscopes.
Kicking off med school by camping in the high Sierra
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 faculty reminisce about their college summers
Stanford Medicine faculty Audrey Shafer and Mary Hawn shared experiences from their memorable college summers with Stanford News.
A curriculum redesigned for discovery
The School of Medicine's new Discovery Curriculum provides the flexibility for students to pursue research opportunities.
Discussing death: A trauma surgeon’s perspective on talking about death with patients and their families
Discussing death: A trauma surgeon shares his perspective on talking about death with patients and their families - Scope
Advice for getting into medical school — regardless of your background — from women who’ve been there
Dermatology resident Roxana Daneshjou recruited colleagues on Twitter to create a free guide to medical school admission.
“Useful and validated”: Event celebrates connections between patients, caregivers and medical trainees
A recent event recognizes patients and caregivers who volunteer at Stanford Medicine, including those who partner with medical students as part of a class.
Hats off to the 2019 Stanford Medicine graduates
Dean Lloyd Minor and Provost Persis Drell offer inspiring words to the graduates at the 2019 School of Medicine commencement ceremony.
Rituals and prayer hands in the OR
First-year medical student Lauren Joseph reflects on how her medical training has caused past habits and memories to resurface.