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  • Garrison Fathman Receives Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award

    Garrison Fathman, MD, professor of medicine, was presented with the 2015 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award during a private event at the Mayo Foundation House in Rochester, Minnesota on November 2.

  • At First-Ever Stanford Medicine 25 Symposium, a Focus on Bedside Medicine and a Call for Community

    On his first day as an attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, noticed something unusual. “I was struck by the fact that the house staff were spending a great deal of time wedded to their computers,” he recalled. “And it was not their doing. They didn’t sign on to do that.”…

  • Q&A: Resident Michael Lin on Training in Anesthesia and Internal Medicine, and Finding Time to Rock Climb

    Michael Lin’s daily schedule mirrors that of a normal, busy anesthesia resident: early call times, long hours in the operating room, and a flurry of patients and cases. Once a month, however, Lin’s schedule deviates from the norm.

  • Joseph Wu Honored with Inaugural Joseph A. Vita Award

    Joseph Wu, MD, PhD, is the first recipient of the Joseph A. Vita Award, a new award established by the American Heart Association.

Medicine Grand Rounds

November 11 @ 8-9 am

Responding to Emerging Respiratory Viral Threats

LKSC, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

November 18 @ 8-9 am

Making and Breaking Immune Tolerance in Asthma and Allergy

LKSC, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

December 2 @ 8-9 am

Mindsight in Medicine: An Interpersonal Neurobiology View of Empathy in Clinical Care

LKSC, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

Department Events

Faculty Activities Of Note

Research Corner with Ken Mahaffey

In this interview, Dr. Mahaffey sits down with Dr. Manisha Desai, Associate Professor (Research), Medicine - Biomedical Informatics Research to discuss her work at Stanford.

The Great Lie that Tells the Truth | Abraham Verghese | TEDxStanford

The Science of the Art of Medicine Author Interviewed

In the latest episode of “The Bob Harrington Show” on Medscape’s theheart.org, Department Chair Bob Harrington interviews John Brush, author of The Science of the Art of Medicine.

  • Faculty Spotlight - Charlotte Jacobs, MD

    Given the time commitment physicians must give to their profession, one wonders whether they have non-medical talents or interests that they pursue with something approaching the passion they give to medicine. And, if so, how do they do that?…

Baseline Study Town Hall Meeting

The School of Medicine hosted a Town Hall meeting on March 20, 2015 to share and discuss an exciting research endeavor called the “Baseline Study”. Baseline is a clinical research collaboration between Google Life Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Duke University School of Medicine to develop an integrated understanding of human health and the transition to disease. The overall goal of the Baseline Study is to develop a comprehensive understanding of health and disease state transitions for more focused preventive measures, timely and targeted preemptive interventions, and a better development of new therapeutics and diagnostics.

video recording of the Baseline Town Hall Meeting is available to the Stanford community, accessible only with a valid SUNet ID and password.

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