Health / Wellness

Understanding Bipolar Depression

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will provide a broad overview of bipolar depression in adults, with respect to diagnostic challenges and current treatment strategies for this condition.

Speaker: Shefali Miller, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Thu, 7 Jan, 2016 at 0:45

Creative Play 2016: HIP 4-session class

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." George Bernard Shaw

Experience the replenishing gift of Creative Play in 2016. Learn ways to develop your playful nature and positive outlook on life, de-stress your body and mind, and enjoy the conviviality of community. Playing can boost your energy and vitality and even improve your resistance to disease. Play can trigger the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Play stimulates your mind and helps you focus.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
MBA Class of 1968 Bldg., Rm C110
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, starting January 6, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class fee: $100  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: iplay-01

Last modified Thu, 11 Feb, 2016 at 7:35

Cardinal Course Workshop - Teaching for Broader Impact

Part of a 6 Part Series - The Cardinal Course Workshop Series is open to all Stanford instructors, as well as representatives from community organizations partnering with Stanford courses. Attend one or all in the series, attending all is highly recommended.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
CSRE Conference Room (Building 360, Room 361J)
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Haas Center for Public Service
Contact Email: 
paitra@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-498-9352

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 14:18

Cardinal Course Workshop - Teaching for Broader Impact

Part of a 6 Part Series - The Cardinal Course Workshop Series is open to all Stanford instructors, as well as representatives from community organizations partnering with Stanford courses. Attend one or all in the series, attending all is highly recommended.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
CSRE Conference Room (Building 360, Room 361J)
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Haas Center for Public Service
Contact Email: 
paitra@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-498-9352

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 14:18

Conflict Resolution at Stanford

University Ombudsperson David Rasch and Medical School Ombudsperson Jim Laflin will discuss a range of issues related to resolving conflict in an academic institution like Stanford. Through exploration of a series of questions they will describe how the Ombudsperson uses informal and confidential means to assist faculty, staff and students with the broad range of problems, conflicts, and misunderstandings that are commonly brought to the office. The presentation will include a variety of strategies and resources for resolving concerns and disputes at Stanford.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress Lounge Conference room
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center
Contact Email: 
vinutham@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

Register for this workshop online: helpcenter.stanford.edu/register

Last modified Thu, 7 Jan, 2016 at 8:47

Sleep Like a Baby: Myths About Insomnia and Aging

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will present information on the definition, epidemiology, and impact of insomnia, while debunking common insomnia misconceptions and presenting available treatment options. Discussion of a non-pharmacological treatment study will also be included.

Speaker: Donn Posner, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 15:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826

Last modified Thu, 7 Jan, 2016 at 0:45

Martial Arts for the Mind: Workplace Skills

Gain clarity of mind and an increased capacity to meet and overcome life’s challenges. This experiential training provides a combination of cognitive training designed to get at the root causes of stress, along with clinically proven breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques. Learn how to stop the stress response before it arises, and find effective ways to release it, once present. By practicing the techniques learned in this workshop, participants may see improvement in:

• Managing challenging work situations with greater calmness and clarity of mind

Date and Time: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 09:00
Location: 
Clark Center, Rm S361
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, starting January 6, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class fee: $100  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: mam-01

Last modified Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 at 11:53

Stanford Coordinated Care Open House

Start the new year off right by learning what the Stanford Coordinated Care clinic can do for you!

Stanford Coordinated Care (SCC) is an exclusive benefit for eligible employees of the Stanford University, SLAC, SHC-Advantage, SHC and LPCH communities and their adult dependents. Coordinated Care offers a bold new approach to deliver customized health services for people with ongoing health conditions.

The Open House is a great opportunity to learn about our services, meet the team and get all of your questions answered. 

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 17:30
Location: 
211 Quarry Rd. Suite 402 Palo Alto, Ca 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Coordinated Care
Contact Email: 
ablacker@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-497-0066

Admission

To RSVP please email Alex Blacker at ablacker@stanfordhealthcare.org or call (650) 724-1800 to speak with a member of our care team

Last modified Mon, 11 Jan, 2016 at 8:52

Nutrition for Action - Action for Results

Do you have a solid exercise routine but you are not seeing results? Come explore how food and exercise should work together. While the answer to losing weight and getting healthier is technically "eat less and move more" - it is not necessarily eat very little and workout a lot. The key is to find that balance.

In this class, you will learn how to fuel your workouts properly to lose weight, build muscle, burn fat and workout appropriately so every minute at the gym is used efficiently.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
SLAC Bldg 53, Panofsky Auditorium (SLAC Badge Required)
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this class, starting January 6, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Class fee: $30  (STAP/EA Funds: yes)

Class code: spnut-01

Last modified Fri, 15 Jan, 2016 at 0:45

"Om Under the Dome" - Yoga on the Labyrinth in Memorial Church

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with yoga instructor Rebecca Snowball as you engage in sacred gestures on the labyrinth to meditative music in the tranquil ambiance of Memorial Church.

Please bring your yoga mat.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 17:30
Location: 
Memorial Church
Event Sponsor: 
Office for Religious Life
Contact Email: 
religious-life@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1762

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Last modified Sat, 20 Feb, 2016 at 0:45