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Latest News

  • 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.


  • Awards and Honors: March 2017

    Celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of Department of Medicine faculty and staff.


  • Sarita Khemani Authors Perspective on Religion and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

    In a recent opinion piece published at Medium, Sarita Khemani, MD, describes a scene where her patient’s care team assembled at the bedside to save the patient’s life. Noting the diversity of the team, she writes, “We all worked together to help save a human life, no questions asked.” And it’s exactly how she likes it to be.


  • 2017 Annual Report

    Our second annual publication celebrates the collaborative spirit evident across the spectrum of the Department of Medicine.


Medicine Grand Rounds

March 22 @ 8-9 am

Teaching Awards

LKSC, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

March 29 @ 8-9 am

Surveillance at the Molecular Level: The Good, The Bad, and the Evil

21st Thomas Merigan Jr. Lecture/Medicine Grand Rounds.

April 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Fourth Annual Karl G. Blume, MD, Memorial Lecture

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

Faculty Activities Of Note

Research Corner with Ken Mahaffey

Vice Chair of Clinical Research Ken Mahaffey sits down with Rebecca McCue to discuss clinical research at Stanford.

The VA System: An Integrated Healthcare Example for All

The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated healthcare system in the US with a common EHR. Dr Harrington learns the advantages for cardiology practice and research.

Open-Data Movement: Share and Share Alike?

Drs Harrington, Patel, and Cannon discuss the open-data movement and ACCESS CV, a new proposal for collaboration and data sharing.

Divisions in the Department of Medicine

Open-Data Movement: Share and Share Alike?

Drs Harrington, Patel, and Cannon discuss the open-data movement and ACCESS CV, a new proposal for collaboration and data sharing.

Spotlight

  • Steve Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD, Baritone

    Five years into his Stanford career, Steve Goodman looks back at how he learned to unlock his rich, resonant baritone and what he then did with it.