Researchers zeroed in on the genes driving ground squirrel hibernation — and their insights could be helpful for understanding human health.
The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.
Working on a global health project in Bangladesh, Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed learned that a familiar place can have an unfamiliar medical culture.
Shadowing a physician, Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph experiences the somber, yet hopeful setting of the intensive care unit for babies.
Stanford scientists found patterns in how ophthalmologists chose to repair retinal detachments, based on days of the week.
Psychiatrist Jacob Towery discusses how to practice self-care and how it can benefit both individuals and the people around them.
Stanford medical student Orly Farber ponders what she's seen and learned from clerkships in OB/GYN, emergency medicine, ambulatory medicine and surgery.
MD/PhD student Tim Keyes left the lab for a week and reconnected with patients, volunteering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on the challenges of getting a good night's rest when you are a health care provider or a patient.
The new Stanford Hospital is a high-tech place of healing for patients and families, and a place of innovation and well-being for employees and clinicians.
Stanford specialists discuss how the source of a person's pain can affect what they feel, and the connection between chronic pain and psychological factors.
How does a backache translate into such an uncomfortable sensation? And why does some pain go on and on? Stanford pain medicine specialists provide answers.
Talking with a patient's loved ones can help ease their emotional burden and inform the patient's care, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.
Stanford researchers found that the same part of the motor cortex that controls hand movement also appears to influence muscles used for talking.
When it comes to antibiotic resistance, the root problem to address is overuse and misuse, writes Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford School of Medicine.
How "out" should you be in your application? What questions should you ask? Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes offers tips for LGBTQ-identifying med school applicants.