Topic List : Education
Cancer experience drives scientific curiosity
New Stanford graduate Nico Poux, a former pediatric oncology patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, hopes to bring his experience with cancer to future work as a physician-scientist.
Graduating in a time of turmoil
Forced apart by the coronavirus pandemic and stirred by protests over racial injustice, students were honored during the School of Medicine’s first online commencement ceremony.
First physician assistant class graduates
Three years after the Stanford School of Medicine launched its master of science in physician assistant studies program, all 27 members of the first class graduated.
Medical students lend a hand
Unable to meet with patients and prevented from taking part in most clinical rotations, students at the Stanford School of Medicine have found ways to support physicians and nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Match Day: Coronavirus edition
Prevented from gathering as a group because of COVID-19, Stanford medical students organized online events from their homes to mark Match Day, when they learned where they will continue their training.
Gift helps eliminate medical school debt
Philanthropic funding will cover both tuition and living expenses for students who qualify for aid, eliminating the need for medical school loans.
Ron Garcia retires after 45 years
The longtime assistant dean for minority affairs has retired after decades of recruiting students from under-represented groups to Stanford School of Medicine.
Grad students receive lab coats
During a ceremony at the Li Ka Shing Center, first-year doctoral students marked the beginning of their graduate careers by donning white lab coats and taking an oath of integrity.
For new students, white coats and stethoscopes
New Stanford medical and physician assistant students put on white coats and received new stethoscopes at ceremonies marking the start of their programs.
Applications sought for Biohub fellowships
CZ Biohub fellows will conduct research under a faculty mentor at Stanford, UC-Berkeley or UC-San Francisco or at a Biohub lab in San Francisco.