Obadia Mfuh Kenji joined Stanford after the pandemic's first surge in May 2020, overcoming challenges to help deploy COVID-19 testing.
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Triple-organ recipient joins walk to promote organ donation
A Stanford patient still in recovery from organ transplant surgery joins a 5K walk in the hospital to raise awareness of the need for organ donation.
How one Stanford physician decided to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Stanford Health Care physician Megan Mahoney, MD, describes how conversations with family helped her decide to be among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
An ode to those who Matched
A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.
A medical student’s thoughts on Match Day
Steven Zhang shares his insights on Match Day, when medical students across the country learn which residency program they've been matched with.
Instead of Instagramming medical school, let’s reverse it
Behind the lens and filters of Instagram is the truth about how hard it is to actually do medicine, and what Instagram doesn't exactly showcase.
Learning from those who are no longer living
Medical and PA students have spent the fall using cadavers to study the human body. And as this student points out, they've learned a lot more than anatomy.
Stanford immunologist pushes field to shift its research focus from mice to humans
Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice. But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.
Turning molecules into medicine with SPARK
As someone who had spent her career studying molecules on a computer screen, experiments involving people were a revelation and inspiration for Jane Tseng, PhD, …
Trying to get answers: One woman’s quest for a diagnosis
After a year of baffling symptoms, two Stanford specialists pieced together the puzzle of this woman's disease.
Medicine is a team sport – and that’s exactly how it should be
In this piece Stanford medical student Nathaniel Fleming describes the teamwork involved in becoming a physician.
Doctors and students rally to support gun violence research, education
More than 300 doctors, residents and medical students gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus to support reducing firearms violence in the United States.
How researchers are working to render disease obsolete
PHIND scientists discuss how to stop disease in its track, aiming for earlier diagnostics and more precise medical treatments.
Stanford Medicine charts a collaborative path forward
When Stanford Medicine’s three organizations set about working together to achieve a shared vision, it was an opportunity to collaborate in ways they never had …
Getting their white coats (and, for one student, getting engaged): A big day for Stanford’s newest med students
A new video documents the white coat ceremony, which welcomes Stanford's newest medical students and physician assistant students to campus.
Surgery Saturday Instagram series takes you inside Stanford’s OR
Each Saturday, Stanford Medicine's Instagram gives followers a peek into the OR.