Welcome to the Department of Medicine
How “Medically Superfluous” Factors Help Patients Heal
An article in the BMJ written by three members of the Stanford community argues that doctors’ influence on their patients is affected by two factors that most doctors don’t take into consideration: patients’ mindset and the social context.
Sarita Khemani Authors Perspective on Religion and the Doctor-Patient Relationship
In a recent opinion piece published at Medium, Sarita Khemani, MD, describes a scene where her patient’s care team assembled at the bedside to save the patient’s life. Noting the diversity of the team, she writes, “We all worked together to help save a human life, no questions asked.” And it’s exactly how she likes it to be.
Medicine Grand Rounds
Faculty Activities Of Note
Divisions in the Department of Medicine
Steve Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD, Baritone
Five years into his Stanford career, Steve Goodman looks back at how he learned to unlock his rich, resonant baritone and what he then did with it.