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.
A recap of the Stanford Internal Medicine Residency program’s Google+ Hangout
“I remember being in your shoes,” resident program director Ronald Witteles, MD, told prospective residents and the interested public during last week’s Google+ Hangout with the Stanford Internal Medicine Residency program.
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