Topic List : Education
New biosciences students hit the books
The School of Medicine has set records in its recruitment statistics for doctoral students following the implementation of a funding model that encourages graduate students to follow their passion and take risks.
First-generation students, mentors honored
Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD, the first in his family to attend college, spoke at event honoring first-generation medical and graduate students and their mentors.
Expect the unexpected, new students advised
The Stanford internist spoke with Dean Lloyd Minor about medicine, empathy and physician burnout at an event for incoming students.
New medical students have diverse backgrounds
Stanford's Office of MD Admissions looks for applicants with the potential to shine in the classroom and the clinic, as well as with the qualities of a future leader in health care.
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.