HEALTH MATTERS

Health Matters is a free community event where you can hear from Stanford Medicine’s world-renowned physicians and health care experts on the latest medical innovations and get tips on healthy living. Talk topics include sleep, immunotherapy, vision, mindfulness, drug addiction, heart health, weight control, and more.

Thank you to the over 1,500 people who joined us for Stanford’s Health Matters 2017, including more than 400 students for Med School Morning.

We look forward to another successful gathering of health experts and explorers next year.

Digital videos of six of this year’s presentations — as well as iTunes podcasts with an additional two talks, and all previous Health Matters recordings — can be found here.

Health Talks

Hear from Stanford Medicine’s world-renowned physicians and health care experts on the latest medical innovations and get tips on healthy living. Health talk topics will include: sleep, immunotherapy, vision, mindfulness, drug addiction, heart health, weight control, and more.

Health Pavilion

A collection of exhibits featuring interactive, hands-on attractions and activities for the whole family. A series of talks will be offered throughout the day at the nutrition and women’s health tents; check the program for times. Open 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No registration necessary.

Med School Morning

Are you a high school student thinking about a career in health care? Find out what it’s like to become a doctor or scientist at Med School Morning—a unique opportunity for high school students to learn more about health care career choices.

More Information

Location
Health Matters will take place on the Stanford University School of Medicine campus.  

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA

Registration
Seating capacity for the talks is limited. You can still register on the day of the event, Saturday, May 20, starting at 9 a.m., but online registration is now closed.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Health Talks – We encourage you to arrive early to check in at the on site registration area. Your selection of a particular talk when you register does not guarantee admittance. Talks are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Health Pavilion – A collection of exhibits featuring interactive, hands-on attractions and activities for the whole family. A series of talks will be offered throughout the day at the nutrition and women’s health tents; check the program for times. Open 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No registration is necessary.

Med School Morning – Open to students in high school only. Registration for this program is closed, and we will not be taking on-site registration.

Bring a Healthy Appetite!
We have water stations! Please bring your refillable water bottle.
Complimentary coffee and tea will be provided in the morning and water will be provided throughout the day. Delicious lunch options will be available for purchase from our Food Trucks! Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch food truck options include Baba Kabob, Brother Baby’s BBQ, DUM Truck, Taqueria Angelica’s, Little Green Cyclo, and Blisspops.

Questions about
Health Matters?

Contact Us:
communityoutreach@stanford.edu