About Health Matters

Free community event that explores the latest advances in medicine and health.

This information was for Health Matters 2018, which has now concluded.


Health Matters will take place at the Stanford University School of Medicine campus, on the corner of Campus Drive and Roth Way.


Capacity at the talks is limited and pre-registration is strongly suggested. Online registration deadline: May 17, 5:00 p.m. PDT. After this date, you can only register for the talks on-site.

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

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 Wellness Matters tent; check the program for times. Open 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No registration necessary.

Med School MorningThank you for your interest in Med School Morning. Due to a robust response, we have reached our maximum capacity for this program.

Refreshments and Food

Complimentary coffee will be provided from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and water will be provided throughout the day, so don’t forget your refillable water bottle. Delicious lunch options will be available for purchase from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. from our food trucks. This year’s options include Akita Sushi, Capelo’s Barbecue, Kabob Trolly, Little Green Cyclo, Taqueria Angelica’s, and Bliss Pops.

Frequently Asked Questions

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