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.
How flipped classroom boosts teaching
Medical student Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez has come to believe that the flipped classroom model intrinsically helps encourage medical faculty members to prioritize teaching.
Vantage point: Research cuts would slow medical advances
Because of our national investment in basic biomedical research through the National Institutes of Health, the United States is the world leader in discoveries in the life sciences; Americans have benefited from new treatments and cures that have improved their health and prolonged their lives.
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.
Vantage Point: Rushing my son to surgery has me following in my father's footsteps
Our 13-day-old son, David, was growing increasingly frantic as the hours passed.
Don't let 'iPatient' detract from hands-on medicine, Stanford author/educator urges
STANFORD, Calif. - On his first day as attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, suggested to the ward team that they leave the "bunker" and head out to their patients' bedsides.
Vantage Point: A prize tarnished
'Of course there is powerful literature in all big cultures, but you can't get away from the fact that Europe still is the center of the literary world .
Vantage Point: Parents should hear full truth about child vaccinations
Should parents have their children vaccinated? Decades of research show that vaccines are extremely safe and an inevitable weapon for fighting disease, so the answer should be a clear yes.
Vantage Point: From Nepal to America, voters' thirst for change remains constant
Mount Everest is still shaking.
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.