Topic List : Education
Physician-assistant students welcomed
Stanford’s new 30-month program emphasizes training for physician assistants alongside medical students for coursework and clinical care.
New online health education initiative launched
Stanford seeks to improve global health through a new online medical training initiative for people of all skill levels.
Course spreads the gospel of microfluidics
Tiny devices could help scientists study coral bleaching, parasites, molecular biology and more, but few scientists know how to use them. A new course aimed to change that by pairing students with labs looking for help.
Awards honor excellent teaching, patient care
Stanford Medicine faculty, staff, residents and students were honored for teaching and clinical skills.
Augustus White advocates for health care equality
The first African-American to graduate from the Stanford School of Medicine returned to help celebrate this year’s graduating class.
Medical students present research projects
Juggling medical school and scientific research, Stanford students came together in a poster board competition to show the depth and breadth of their projects, from global health to stem cells.
Stanford students named HHMI fellows
The selected students will receive grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support them in a year of biomedical research.
Digital wax museum for the classroom
A project to photograph anatomical wax figures made between the mid-17th and mid-19th centuries has yielded images now used in courses at Stanford.
Diversity advocate to address med school grads
Augustus White, a professor at Harvard Medical School, was the first African-American to graduate from Stanford’s medical school in 1961.
Stanford experts to discuss hot topics in medicine
A free webinar on the Zika virus will be the first in a series of continuing medical education seminars on controversial issues in medicine, hosted by Stanford experts.