Topic List : Education
Ned named assistant dean of MD admissions
A longtime advocate for diversity and community outreach at Stanford has been appointed to help lead the medical admissions office.
Therapy dogs take bite out of stress
A friendly group of dogs visited campus to help relax medical students before exams.
Faculty Development Center turns 30
The Stanford center’s principles of clinical education have reached tens of thousands of medical teachers all over the world.
Medical student comes to the rescue
A Stanford medical student was recently recognized for her lifesaving action in preforming CPR on a man who had gone into sudden cardiac arrest.
Dealing with discriminatory patients
As part of a study, more than a dozen physicians were asked how they would advise their trainees to respond to three scenarios of discrimination, as well as how they would respond themselves.
Podcast: Mental health in medical school
In a recent Washington Post column, Stanford psychiatry resident Ned Morris posed the question: What drives bright young people – medical students – to take their own lives? In this podcast, he discusses the stigma of mental health that is so pervasive in society today.
Bioscience students don lab coats
Chosen from a pool of 1,959 applicants, the 122 new Stanford graduate students in the biosciences have begun classes.
Grant Writing Academy honored
A Stanford Biosciences program employs peer mentors to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars improve their grant-writing skills. Its annual proposal boot camp begins Sept. 26.
Program launched to train physician assistants
Students in the program will train alongside medical students in clinical care and coursework, as well as pursue an area of scholarly concentration.
New medical students meet cadavers
Stanford's class of 93 first-year medical students meet their cadavers for the first time, a rite of passage on the journey to becoming physicians.