At the Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE conference, patient innovators describe ways they can use their expertise to help others.
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Living organ donation: ‘What about the donors?’ at Medicine X | CHANGE
Away from the headlines about organ donation, living donors often encounter challenges that get overlooked, like lost wages and insurance battles.
COPD takes center stage at Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE
Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and Ted Koppel aim to raise awareness and funding for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE event.
Registration is now open for Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE
Registration is now open for Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE — the event will take place at Stanford Medicine September 20-22.
A lesson for future doctors: Listen to and learn from your patients
Stanford Medicine X patient advocate Hugo Campos worked with high school and pre-med students recently to help them learn how to listen carefully to patients.
The best way to prepare for a career in medicine and the importance of curiosity at Medicine X | ED
Medical students and physicians can learn important lessons from both landscape architecture and journalism, Stanford Medicine X | ED speakers explained.
A call to action at day one of Stanford Medicine X | ED
Executive Director Larry Chu and keynote speaker Victor Montori welcome attendees to day one of Stanford Medicine X | ED.
Stanford Medicine X | ED returns to the stage this weekend
Stanford Medicine X | ED, the two-day conference that brings together patients, researchers, physicians and students to improve medical education, returns this weekend.
Stanford Medicine X helps code-a-thon participants shape strategies for opioid crisis
Bill Williams is a teacher and theater director who lost his 24-year-old son to a heroin overdose in 2012. Ashley Elliott is a former addict …
At code-a-thon, participants asked to develop solutions to combat the opioid epidemic
This week programmers from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., to take part in a code-a-thon hosted by the U.S. Department of Health …
Local knowledge key to building healthier communities
Your zip code is just a number meant to guide mail delivery, but studies show that it predicts your lifespan better than your genetic code. …
Using design thinking to cope with chronic illness
Design thinking may be able to help us disentangle one of the most perplexing complications in the prevention, management, and treatment of chronic disease: human …
Grief in the time of social media
When Alexis Roberts Keiner's 9-week-old son died unexpectedly at day care in 2012, "we had to choose very quickly what kind of bereaved family we …
Barriers in health care for people with disabilities: It’s not what you think
On the final day of Stanford Medicine X, Alice Wong, founder and project coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project, moderated the poignant, at times humorous, …
Two hearts that beat as one: One twin’s fight to save her sister
"Without time to waste, I instinctively grabbed Annie, thrust the car door open and began to sprint -- with 70-pound Annie in my arms," recalled …
“The single most important opportunity of generations”: A call to reinvent caregiving
Ai-jen Poo and her grandmother play mahjong together. "That's our thing," she says, with a smile. "She lets me win once a year on my …