How to care for seriously ill patients
Palliative care expert Timothy Quill held an intimate conversation with a Stanford neurosurgeon suffering from advanced lung cancer as an example of how physicians should talk to patients with serious illnesses about quality-of-life care.
Expert in global health to join Stanford Medicine faculty
Gary Darmstadt will study the effects of reducing gender inequality, ensuring child survival and nurturing children’s growth on overall community health in developing countries.
Stanford team designs process for reducing stroke disability, costs
New stroke care strategies for prevention, acute treatment and post-stroke care could lower U.S. health-care costs by as much as $1.6 billion per year.
Better communication between caregivers reduces medical errors, study finds
A method of handing off information about pediatric patients when residents change shifts reduced preventable adverse events by 30 percent, a new study has found.
Physician who treated Ebola patients emerges from quarantine to hero’s welcome
Home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia, Colin Bucks, MD, continues to help in the fight against the disease.
Peer Support Program helps veterans combat PTSD
The School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System have designed a pilot program in which military veterans are trained to help peers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Defining the principles of Stanford Medicine
The Principles of Stanford Medicine describes how the School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford work together.
Heart-therapy researchers develop nanobullet drug delivery system
Researchers say that by using nanotechnology, they have improved how a peptide can be delivered to the diseased heart tissue of mice.
Treating Ebola patients in Liberia: A Stanford physician’s story
Colin Bucks, MD, who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Liberia, said the local caregivers were his heroes because of their determination in the face of daily threat of disease.
Genetic screening could reduce number of breast cancer cases
Genetic screening for breast cancer could help women make choices to limit the disease, researchers say.
Early Support Program for Autism connects families to autism resources
A free program offered by Stanford Children’s Health and the Children’s Health Council connects families of recently diagnosed autism patients with Bay Area treatment resources.
Leading the Biomedical Revolution
We are in the middle of a biomedical revolution more profound and far-reaching than the industrial and digital revolutions that made it possible.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.