Topic List : Education
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.
Tackling China’s rising chronic disease burden
A graduate seminar in Beijing brought together students from Stanford and China to consider solutions to China’s growing problems of cancer, stroke and heart disease.
Neuroscience summer camp for teens
High school students from around the country learned about topics ranging from the neuropsychiatry of HIV to molecular genetics, forensic psychiatry, eating disorders, hoarding and virtual-reality therapeutics.
School celebrates excellent work
Stanford Medicine faculty, staff, residents and a student were honored at the medical school’s 2016 commencement.
Scientist tells grads to persevere
Peter Kim, the medical school’s keynote speaker at this year’s diploma ceremony, recounted the failure he and fellow scientists faced in trying to create an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine.
Students explore interests through research
Medical students presented posters of the research they’ve conducted at an annual symposium.