Fighting for children’s health care
The health policy decisions made in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., impact health care programs, and these changes trickle down to communities where the results are deeply felt.
Vantage Point: Growing up at Packard Children’s
Misty Blue Foster was born prematurely to a heroin-addicted mother, who died when Misty was 5. Suffering neglect in foster care, she nevertheless found kindness and encouragement at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
The need for precision health
The dean of the School of Medicine hopes the country’s leaders will set their sights higher in their quest to improve the health of the American people.
Talking honestly about dying
A Stanford palliative-care expert urges better, higher-quality communication between patients and physicians regarding end-of-life care.
Vantage Point: Same-sex marriage -- What the doctors ordered
BY GABRIEL GARCIA Lisa Pond was on a cruise ship off the coast of Florida in February 2007 when she suffered a ruptured intracranial aneurysm and required emergency hospitalization.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.