Preksha Bhagchandani, a Stanford Medicine MD-PhD student, was inspired to become a diabetes researcher and doctor by her own diagnosis.
Postdoctoral scholar Ben Rein is equally passionate about his neuroscience research and educating the public about science via social media.
In the We Are Stanford Med series, students and postdocs share their motivations and passions behind their careers.
Anthony Pho, a Stanford Medicine postdoctoral scholar and nurse is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.
Stanford Medicine student Grace Li shares her passions inside and outside of medicine -- including a new book she's written.
Melanie Ambler, a student at the Stanford School of Medicine and "physician artist," playing the cello and learning to care for patients.
An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.
Paloma Marin-Nevarez once thought becoming a doctor was an unattainable goal. Now a Stanford medical student, she'll soon be an emergency medicine resident.
Kaylene Carter became a Stanford medical student after 7 years in the U.S. Navy. On Match Day, she'll find out where she'll do her internship.
Stanford MD/PhD student Andrea Garofalo decided to pursue a medical career when he was 12, after a neurosurgeon successfully removed his brother's tumor.
Inspired by his parents' experience as immigrants and his own volunteering at a homeless clinic, Stanford medical student Jimmy Zheng aspires to care for the marginalized.