Podcast: Mental health in medical school
In a recent Washington Post column, Stanford psychiatry resident Ned Morris posed the question: What drives bright young people – medical students – to take their own lives? In this podcast, he discusses the stigma of mental health that is so pervasive in society today.
Part memoir, part science, part inspiration and a lot of practical instruction
In new memoir, "Into the Magic Shop," Stanford professor, neurosurgeon, entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim Doty, MD, details his life’s journey from a hard scrabble upbringing to economic wealth that once seemed unimaginable.
Podcast: Addressing mental illness in California
The Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission was formed to oversee the expansion and transformation of the state’s county mental-health service systems.
Podcast: How physicians are fueling the opioid epidemic
In, "Drug Dealer, MD, How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop," Stanford addiction expert Anna Lembke explores the culprits behind the rise in the opioid epidemic sweeping the country.
Podcast: The challenges of global mental health
Vikram Patel, PhD, is one of the most recognized leaders in the global mental health movement. In this podcast, he discusses the enormous challenges and opportunities of global mental health.
Podcast: Opioid-free pain relief
In her new book, The Opioid-Free Pain Relief Kit: 10 Simple Steps to Ease Your Pain, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall, PhD, outlines a plan to empower chronic pain sufferers to gain control over their pain.
Podcast: A new approach to mental health
Stanford neuroscientist Leanne Williams, PhD, discusses how she and her colleagues were able to predict with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help patients by analyzing their brain function and personal history.
Podcast: Inside the world of microbiota
Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford, discusses how the world of microbes and bacteria interplay with human health.
Podcast: New guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents
Pediatrician Neville Golden is lead author of new clinical guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents.
Podcast: A conversation with Laura Hillenbrand
Author Laura Hillenbrand discusses her illness, her newfound strengths and how she is leaving frailty behind.
Video wins top award
The film, which depicts a young neurosurgeon contemplating his impending death, received a Gold Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Conversations in Global Health: Nancy Snyderman
Speaking recently at Stanford's Conversations in Global Health seminar, Nancy Snyderman shared what it was like to be both a physician and journalist reporting from war zones, refugee camps and amidst major public health crises – and how to decide when to wear which hat.