Article nabs award in health-care journalism competition
The story, by Ruthann Richter, describes the experience of a sixth-year surgical resident to illustrate changes in surgical practices and training, and the greater acceptance of women in the field.
School's magazine draws top awards in national competition
Stanford Medicine magazine was recognized for the quality of its writing, design and illustrations.
$9 million grant to establish open-access autism database at Stanford
The project, funded by the Hartwell Foundation, will assemble many types of biological data from children with autism and make the information freely available to researchers worldwide.
Free skin cancer screenings to be offered June 13
Skin cancer screening is especially recommended for people who get lots of sun exposure or have fair skin, many moles, atypical-looking moles or parents or siblings who have had skin cancer.
Preview of PTSD documentary set for June 20
The film features Amit Etkin, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. A question-and-answer session will follow the campus screening.
Software will help researchers manage, track clinical research
The system’s tracking capabilities will enable clinical research investigators across Stanford to more efficiently manage projects and programs.
No safety threat at Stanford from July 2014 anthrax shipment
The vial of the substance is being analyzed to determine whether it contained very small quantities of live anthrax spores, but federal officials say the material is unlikely to pose any risk.
Tool for assessing neighborhood health wins international award
This mobile app, honored by the Center for Active Design, enables citizens to educate city planners about neighborhood impediments to healthy living.
John Boothroyd appointed to endowed professorship
John Boothroyd has been appointed to an endowed professorship in immunology at the School of Medicine.
Symposium on how to teach medicine at the bedside set for Sept. 28-29
The event, “Stanford Medicine 25 Skills Symposium 2015: Building Leaders for the Bedside Movement at Your Institution,” is scheduled for Sept. 28-29.
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