In this podcast, Dean Lloyd Minor discusses some of the highlights of his tenure to date
It’s been nearly three years since Lloyd Minor, MD, took the helm as dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. In that time some exciting and significant changes have taken place at Stanford Medicine and beyond…
How would you like to die? Tell your doctor in a letter
How would you like to die? To get these conversations started far and wide, VJ Periyakoil, MD, launched the Stanford Letter Project – a campaign to empower all adults to take the initiative to talk to their doctor about what matters most to them at life’s end. I…
A "Well Designed Life" with Kyra Bobinet
In her new book,Well Designed Life: 10 Lessons in Brain Science & Design Thinking for a Mindful, Healthy, & Purposeful Life, Kyra Bobinet, MD, lays the groundwork for anyone to design the changes they want to see in their life.
A conversation with the Gates Foundation's Anita Zaidi
Anita Zaidi, MD, discusses the timely issues impacting the health of children around the world.
New bioengineering major off to its first year
From its outset, Stanford sought to imbue the Bioengineering Department with the different but essential traditions of the School of Engineering and School of Medicine.
Righting the greatest wrong
In this podcast, former President Jimmy Carter talks about the plight of women and girls around the globe.
Charlotte Jacobs on 'Jonas Salk: A Life'
Physician-author Charlotte Jacobs, MD, professor emerita of medicine at Stanford, spent the past decade digging through archives, conducting over a hundred interviews and reading countless first-hand accounts and period news to write her latest biography.
Stanford Cancer Center South Bay opens to first patients
A patient and family advisory council recommended ways to maximize patient comfort at the new cancer center.
Getting under the skin of others
Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith discusses her relationship to her own skin and how as a writer and actor she gets under the skin of her characters.
A conversation with the "happiest man in the world"
Molecular biologist-turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shares his thoughts on the meaning of happiness, the power of mediation and why the world needs altruism more than ever.
Paul Wise on the evaporation of child health policy in the U.S.
U.S. health policy has turned into cost-containment policy, spelling trouble for children and child health.
Recruiting patients for research? Simple explanations, queries from doctors are best
Patients want to be asked permission to participate in research that compares standard treatment options and that involves reviews of medical records, according to a new study.