Teaching LGBTQ+ to Health Care Providers
Just launched! The free online Teaching LGBTQ+ Health Course from Dr. Mike Gisondi and partners is open to ALL healthcare professionals and educators, and offers valuable training, tools and insight for providing healthcare to LGBTQ+ patients. CME credit available. Learn more.
Where COVID-19 walks in: Creating resilience in the emergency department
As the pandemic hit its third, and so far biggest, surge in the Bay Area, Andra Blomkalns, MD, chair of emergency medicine, and Alison Kerr, MSN, chief administrative officer of clinical operations, shared how the ED crew has adapted and prevailed during COVID-19. See story
Researchers Test COVID-19 Antibody Drug
Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine leads Stanford Medicine's participation in a multisite clinical trial testing antibodies designed to block the coronavirus from infecting human cells and shorten the course of the illness. Learn more
COVID-19 Online Training for Healthcare Workers
Our Stanford Emergency Medicine International developed a multi-lingual online training to recognize, stabilize and treat COVID-19, featuring 20 Stanford EM physicians. Learn more.
Diversity & Inclusion
Unique perspectives, experiences, and values add dimension to our mission, and we actively seek and celebrate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work
Chair Andra L. Blomkalns, MD and Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD demonstrate people can be taught to do their own nasal swab for accurate COVID-19 testing.
The mission of the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is to transform healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery.
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