Palliative-care specialist, cancer patient to discuss end-of-life considerations
The Jonathan J. King Lecture on Oct. 21 will feature a conversation between palliative-care expert Timothy Quill, MD, and neurosurgeon and cancer patient Paul Kalanithi, MD.
Gibbs appointed associate dean for medical school admissions
Iris Gibbs, MD, has stepped in as associate dean for medical school admissions, replacing Gabriel Garcia, MD, who served for 15 years in the post.
Cyclists to participate in Sept. 27 ride benefitting cancer detection research
Proceeds from the Canary Challenge, a fundraising bike ride, will benefit the Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection.
Symposium on tumor heterogeneity set Oct. 6-7 at Li Ka Shing Center
A scientific symposium will explore how researchers’ evolving understanding of intrapatient heterogeneity will affect basic research, translational research and clinical cancer care.
Sept. 10 is new deadline to dispute reporting on physician payments
Physicians have the right to review reports about them and challenge items they believe are false, inaccurate or misleading in the database, but they must now do so by Sept. 10.
Dean’s town hall meeting set for Sept. 24
The meeting with the dean will include updates on the Cancer Transformation and Big Data in Biomedicine initiatives.
Stanford travelers advised to avoid West Africa
Members of the Stanford community are being advised to avoid nonessential, university-related travel to West Africa until the Ebola outbreak is controlled.
School of Medicine researchers get two NIH grants
The Genotype-Tissue Expression project will examine genes’ behavior in cells.
School’s magazine, blog earn national honors
The medical school’s magazine and blog both earned top national awards in 2014.
Oak Road to reopen between Welch, Stock Farm roads
On Aug. 6, Oak Road will reopen between Welch and Stock Farm roads.