Providing Compassionate, State-of-art Care
Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, residents, and specialists provide acute and critical care for more than 75,000 visits a year at the Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department, a designated Level I Adult & Pediatric Trauma Center.
We are also dedicated to education and developing tomorrow's leaders in emergency medicine, and offer a four-year residency program that includes unique training in diverse clinical settings.
Our aademic faculty and fellows are engaged in active research to develop leading-edge treatments, ensuring patients have access to the most up-to-date therapies available.
Our faculty and staff offer specialization in International Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, Ultrasound, Medical Simulation, Cardiovascular, Emergency Medical Services, and Social and Population Health.
The Stanford Walk-In Clinic Opens
The new Stanford Walk-In Clinic opened its doors on February 26 to provide same-day care for patients six months or older with minor illness or injury. Located in Stanford Hoover Pavilion, the clinic provides an additional option for patients unable to obtain an appointment with Primary Care or Express Care. The clinic will be open Monday-Friday from 3:30 – 11 pm, and no appointment is needed.
- Dr. Angela Lumba-Brown is named co-director of the Stanford Brain Trauma Evidence-Based Consortium.
- In a new article, Shifting the Paradigm of Emergency Care in Developing Countries, Dr. Ayesha Khan explores emergency conditions in Haiti, and defines a novel method to estimate the burden of emergency diseases .
- Dr. Nounou Taleghani was honored for ten years of service to the Educators-4-CARE (E4C) Program.
- Dr. Sam Yang, associate professor of emergency medicine, has been awarded a $3.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a five-year precision health project.
- In a study of more than 1.5 million people from 4 countries, pulmonary embolism was identified in less than 1% of patients with syncope, according to a new study from Dr. James Quinn.
- Dr. Nancy E. Wang is named 2018 Copello Physicians Health Advocacy Fellow by the National Physicians Alliance.
- Dr. Ryan Ribeira's work toward a virtual reality solution for emergency patient simulation is highlighted in a recent AMA article.
- Stanford ED shares an innovative approach to overcrowding in a new Journal of Emergency Nursing article.
Meet the Faculty
Dr. Sarah Williams, Stanford alumni and Director of Graduate Medical Education, discusses what makes the Stanford Emergency Department team so special, and shares her not-so-secret love of science fiction.