Self-swabbing tests for COVID-19 accurate and safe, study reports
Chair Andra L. Blomkalns, MD and Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD collaborated with Stanford colleagues to demonstrate people can be taught to do their own nasal swabs for accurate COVID-19 testing.
AWAEM Honors Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine has received the Outstanding Department Award from the Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine! Drs. Andra Blomkalns, Laleh Gharahbaghian and Andrea Fang explore what makes us stand out. Watch video
How Does COVID-19 Testing Work?
The New York Times recently followed Ultrasound Fellow Jamshid Mistry, MD through the COVID-19 testing process from swab and blood draw, through the lab tests, to the final results. Watch video
With iPad, COVID-19 patients see the caregiver behind the mask (Stanford News Center)
Diversity and Inclusion
Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine actively seeks and celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion in all aspects of our work. We believe unique perspectives, experiences, and values add dimension to our research, teaching and clinical mission.
The mission of the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is to transform healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery.