About Health Matters

Health Matters is a free community event sponsored by Stanford Medicine that explores the latest advancements in medicine and the health topics that matter most to you and your family. Join us this year for Health Matters on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


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

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


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 preregistration area. Your selection of a particular talk 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 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.

Refreshments and Food

We have water stations! Please bring your refillable water bottle.
Complimentary coffee 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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