Welcome to the Department of Medicine
From a glimpse into the lives of dual-doctor families to the launch of a new initiative with Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, here are the stories that drew the most visitors to the Department of Medicine site last year.
This year Stanford introduced its Internal Medicine Residency Program with a Zoom chat with a panel made up of doctors and current and former residents. Prospective residents were invited to ask any and all questions they might have about the program.
Human Intelligence & Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Symposium
April 17, 2018
This symposium at the intersection of the art, science, engineering, and economics of medicine seeks to engage clinicians, patients, engineers, philosophers, entrepreneurs, academics, and more.
Stanford Cancer Immunotherapy and Blood and Marrow Transplant Symposium: Update on Current Advances in BMT and Cancer Immunotherapy
April 20 - 21, 2018
This CME activity seeks to fulfill the need in the transplant and cellular therapeutics community to increase and improve knowledge as well as management skillset in performing stem cell transplantation and cellular therapeutics to optimize patients’ clinical outcomes. The conference will utilize lectures, debate and panel discussion to achieve the educational objectives.
Faculty Activities Of Note
The Complexities Behind High Prescription Prices
This week, I have been thinking through some of the issues and news on prescription drug prices in the United States. Certainly, this was a big topic in the last election. When Rob Califf, a cardiologist well known to this audience, was put forward...
Divisions in the Department of Medicine
Breaking Bad at Stanford: Treating a Growing Population of Patients Who Admit to Methamphetamine Abuse
Methamphetamine abuse is known to be bad for many reasons; one of the least known is its association with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Roham Zamanian has followed the geographic spread of the meth epidemic from its US origin in the California Central Valley to current hotbeds in Appalachia and the Ohio Valley.