An Update on Med 267: IDEO, Presence & Human Experience in Medicine
Presence has partnered with IDEO, a premiere design firm in Palo Alto to create and teach a new course focused on reducing diagnostic errors, while championing the human experience in medicine.
Aida Habtezion and Sidhartha Sinha Receive Synergy Award Funding from Kenneth Rainin Foundation
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation has awarded $750,000 for collaborative research projects on inflammatory bowel disease. It designated $200,000 of that amount for Aida Habtezion and Sidhartha Sinha’s project: Secondary Bile Acids Modulate Intestinal Inflammation.
Stanford Shines at STFM Conference on Medical Student Education
Stanford faculty and residents recently attended STFM's annual conference on medical student education.
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.
Residents and Faculty Well Represented at the SGIM in Los Angeles
Residents and faculty were well represented at the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine CA-Hi chapter – presenting posters and research, serving in leadership roles, and running workshops.
Awards and Honors: February 2017
Celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of Department of Medicine faculty and staff.
Google+ Hangout highlights Stanford’s Internal Medicine Residency Program
While interviewing season is an exciting time for prospective residents, it can also be a stressful one. You’re honing your interviewing skills while crisscrossing the country, trying to determine where you want to spend the next few years of your training.
Jeanette Conley - January 2017 Employee of the Month
Jeanette Conley says, “It’s is an amazing feeling to know that you are valued and considered as a member of the team.”…
Wear Red on February 3 to Raise Awareness for Women’s Heart Health
This Friday, Feb. 3, is National Wear Red Day. Organized by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Wear Red Day aims to raise awareness of women’s heart health.
Type 2 Diabetic Patients and Exercise: How Much of What Kind?
Our mental picture of the usual “adult-onset” diabetic encompasses a sedentary lifestyle, a fondness for simple carbohydrates and all things sweet, and a body habitus that can range from overweight to morbidly obese.
Each month, the Department of Medicine honors a staff member who contributes to our mission through their exceptional dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude, customer service and passion about their work. Meet the recipients