ARISE: Addressing the Gaps in Asian American Health Research
Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders make up 7.7% of the U.S. population, yet historically, the National Institutes of Health invested a mere 0.17% of its budget to research the health of these groups. A large cohort study termed ARISE and led by Ann Hsing, PhD, will be part of a national effort to address this gap.
A Surprising New Cell of Origin for Lung Cancer
Dr. Tushar Desai & colleagues’ new research suggests that lung cancer can originate from different cells than previously thought.
Department of Medicine Ranks in US News & World Report for 2023-2024
The U.S. News & World Report has announced its hospital rankings for 2023-24, and 7 of the 13 specialty services that ranked as “high performing” are in Stanford’s Department of Medicine!…
Dobbs Decision: Looking Back and Moving Forward
One year after the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, leaders across the country, including members of the Department of Medicine, continue to advocate for reproductive health through demonstrations, task forces, committees, education, written works and social media.
2022 Teaching Awards
The 2022 Teaching Awards, held in August, celebrate & showcase our Department’s incredible educators, including 2022 Master Teacher Award Paul Kwo.
2022 Merigan Student Scholars
The Stanford Department of Medicine congratulates Arne Echterhof and Sarah Sackeyfio for being awarded the 2022 Sue Merigan Student Scholarship Awards for their infectious diseases research projects.
Chief Residents Announced for 2024-25
The class of 2024-25 Chief Residents have been announced: Hayley Galitzer, Vishnu Nair, Sulaiman Somani, and Celeste Witting.
RADx Data Hub
The data hub is part of the larger RADx initiative, a national call for scientists & organizations to contribute their ideas for new COVID-19 testing approaches, from basic studies to clinical trials to understanding barriers to access for underserved populations.
Remembering William S. Robinson
Dr. William S. Robinson passed away on March 19, 2023. Members of the Department of Medicine remember Dr. Robinson and share thoughts on his impact and the good he brought to others lives.
2022 Hewlett Award
The 2022 Hewlett Award winner is Richard T. Hoppe, MD, a trailblazer for new cancer treatments and innovator of techniques for the delivery of radiation.