Paul Kwo and Colleagues Write New Guideline for Treating Abnormal Liver Chemistries
Paul Kwo, MD (professor, gastroenterology & hepatology), has coauthored a new guideline for treating abnormal liver chemistries.
Gernot Kaber - December 2016 Employee of the Month
Gernot Kaber says, “Whatever machine, animal model or resource is needed for a project, it can be found somewhere [at Stanford]!” As a basic life research scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Gernot would know.
Physician Peer Support Program
Faculty volunteers (and also residents and fellows) have been trained to help physicians cope, provide perspective, and direct colleagues to resources. Physicians will be matched with a peer supporter with a similar skills background, but from a different department or division.
Wendy Caceres’s Early Focus Is on Education and Service
Just a few years out of her own residency in internal medicine, clinical instructor of general medical disciplines Wendy Caceres, MD, is enjoying several roles as clinician, mentor to medical students and residents, and educator.
Aabed Meer is in his last year of training in internal medicine. Following college at Harvard and medical and business school at Stanford, he took time out to advise both groups that are creating innovative healthcare companies and healthcare systems wanting to invest in new healthcare ideas.
Residency at Stanford
Stanford provides its residents with unmatched clinical and research opportunities. But it’s what the residents themselves bring to Stanford – energy, curiosity, passion – that makes our program so vibrant.
As a Palo Alto native and Stanford undergraduate, Becca Tisdale was pretty sure that her next step should be abroad. In Paris and London she acquired a Master of Public Affairs degree, which she felt would be foundational given her interest in working at the cross-roads of health policy, medicine, and global public health.
It took a great deal of internal fortitude and some external guidance to help Josh Biddle as a troubled teenager find his way to becoming the second-year resident in Internal Medicine he is today.
As a first-year internal medicine resident, Maggie Ning’s in-patient service days are filled with consults, pages, orders, reports, learning cases, rounds, admissions and notes.
Ilana Yurkiewicz is in her second year of Internal Medicine residency. While she hasn’t yet decided on her specialty post-residency, she is leaning toward either primary care or hematology-oncology.
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