AI to help detect brain aneurysms
Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by Stanford medical experts and computer scientists.
111th diploma ceremony for med school
“In a world that encourages increasing specialization, hold on to that sense of being a student,” Stanford Provost Persis Drell told Stanford School of Medicine graduates.
Moms’ health benefits when new dads can stay home
A policy change in Sweden that introduced more flexibility into the parental leave system resulted in some benefits for mothers’ health, including reductions in childbirth-related complications and postpartum anxiety.
Thyroid surgery without a scar
Ordinarily, surgery to remove part of a patient’s thyroid leaves a scar on the neck. But Stanford surgeon Dana Lin performed the procedure by going through the mouth.
Stanford Medicine trains fire departments
The Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is working with nine local fire departments to ensure that crews learn the latest protocols for treating community members during health emergencies.
Project aims to reduce doctor burnout
The California Medical Association and Stanford Medicine have launched a multimillion dollar project to reduce physician burnout by providing support to doctors statewide.
Spirit, Inspiring Change award winners named
The recipients of the School of Medicine’s 2019 Spirit Award are Jackie Bautista and Kelly Adams. Bahij Austin and Loto Reed received the Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Big data, the patient and the provider
Invisible sensors, machine learning for disease diagnoses, big data in the clinic and more took the stage as topics at this year’s Big Data in Precision Health Conference.
Surgeons turn to basic science in cancer fight
In 2012, a pair of neurosurgery residents traded their scrubs for lab coats in an effort to understand, at the most basic level, what causes medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain cancer.
Students display diverse research
Sixty medical students presented a broad array of projects at this year’s medical student research symposium.
Potential for lifetime flu vaccine
Another year, another flu vaccine, because so far scientists haven’t managed to make a vaccine that protects against all strains of flu. A new approach could end that ritual and protect against deadly pandemic flu.
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