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  • Meet Stanford’s Newest Residents

    With the tearing open of envelopes, thousands of medical students across the country learned where they will spend their next few years training as resident physicians. The event, known nationally as Match Day, is a momentous – and never wracking – occasion. After a year of interviews, applicants and residency programs are ‘matched’ by a computer algorithm developed by the non-profit National Resident Matching Program. 47 exceptional graduates ‘matched’ with Stanford, and will bring their unique interests, backgrounds, and experiences to campus this summer.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Year in review: The top stories of 2014

    A scientist’s advice to young investigators, a new group of physicians who are leading the charge to teach quality improvement, a doctor’s response to Typhoon Haiyan. These are just some of the year’s top stories – the most read, the most shared, and the most talked about.


  • Kelley Skeff Delivers Commencement Address at Georgetown University School of Medicine

    On May 22, Kelley Skeff delivered the commencement address for Georgetown University's School of Medicine.


  • A Long and Circuitous Route to Strategy and Innovation

    Sumbul Desai, MD (clinical assistant professor, general medical disciplines) took a road less traveled on her way from an undergraduate degree in computer science to her latest venture, vice chair of strategy and innovation for the Department of Medicine.


  • Stanford Internal Medicine Residency Program to Host Google+ Hangout

    Are you interested in internal medicine? Or wondering what doing a Stanford residency is like? Then join Stanford’s Internal Medicine Residency program on February 1 for a Google+ Hangout.


  • Stanford cardiologists and researchers shine at the ACC in San Diego

    Stanford leaders, researchers, and investigators were well represented with scientific contributions, as moderators of program sessions, presenting invited lectures, and serving in leadership roles at the 2015 Annual Sessions of the American College of Cardiology.


  • 50 students continue their medical journey as residents at Stanford

    On March 20, thousands of fourth-year medical students across the country simultaneously opened envelopes containing the name of the program where they will spend the next few years of their lives training as resident physicians.



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