Seven women from Stanford Medicine share their passion for advocacy work outside of their roles, and why it matters to them.
Tag: Physician stories
Unconventional Paths: From monasteries to medicine
Stanford Medicine primary care physician Angie Chen was once a Buddhist nun, now she practices medicine to help others heal.
Unconventional Paths: Bohemian wannabe turned Stanford nutritionist
A philosopher by nature, Christopher Gardner had a meandering, yet purposeful, path to nutrition science and food sustainability.
Heartbeats and Hiccups: Cesar Padilla and Reena Thomas
In the Heartbeats and Hiccups video series we explore passions and pivots through a conversation on the defining moments of our careers.
Being Black in a white coat: Reflections of Black physicians
A group of Black Stanford Medicine physicians and alumni discuss what advice they would give to their younger selves.
Bringing medical accuracy to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
Stanford neurosurgery resident describes her experience as a medical adviser for the drama series Grey's Anatomy.
Ask Me Anything: Winter Olympics with Steve Isono
Stanford sports medicine doctor tends participates in a #Askmeanything about his experience at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Stanford Medicine magazine’s top reads of 2021 offer hope
Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2021 were about health inequity and discoveries about the brain and nervous system.
Breaking down anti-Asian racism during the pandemic
Anti-Asian racism during pandemic soars among Chinese Asian sub-groups, including Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean Americans.
Protecting health care workers in low-resourced Bangladesh
Stanford Medicine scholar turns time in Bangladesh during COVID-19 into a chance to improve health worker safety in low-resources countries.
A passion for saving lives, being a voice for health equity
Through his words, Italo Brown’s accomplishments and his actions as an advocate for equity in health care, he has embraced the challenge of rising to the name and its expectations.
Witness to Ebola, med student calls for more COVID-19 vaccines in Africa
Stanford medical student from Sierra Leone calls for urgent improvements in efforts to protect the people of African nations against COVID-19.
Attitude toward mistakes — and lack of self-care — harm physicians’ well-being
A survey shows there's nothing inherent about being a physician that leads to burnout. The problems are long hours and shame about errors.
Experts: It’s time to eliminate race-based medicine in patient care
Using racial classifications to guide care could result in poorer health outcomes for non-white patients, medical professionals say.
Elite gastroenterologist’s path to being a champion of diversity
As an African American who also has a disability, Eric Sibley provides a role model for others within academic medicine.
Medical residents reflect on a tumultuous pandemic year
Medical residents at Stanford worked together to care for Covid patients during the pandemic without sacrificing their education.