2016 Archives

  • Dean's Newsletter December 2016

    In the final Brief issue of 2016, I reflect on the successes that have capped off an amazing year— including the successful surgery separating conjoined twins at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences awarded to School of Medicine professor Roeland Nusse.


  • Dean's Newsletter November 2016

    As Fall goes into full swing and a controversial presidential election comes to a close, I take a moment to reflect on the values and strengths of the Stanford Medicine community. I also discuss how our vision of preventive and proactive health care for all is spreading around the world.


  • Dean's Newsletter October 2016

    I’m pleased to announce the inaugural issue of The Brief, my monthly newsletter of updates and my thoughts on health trends. This issue features photos of our new MD and PhD students and replays of recent talks where we reflected on our community and strategic vision.


  • Building Stanford Medicine Together

    July 5, 2016 - Today I am glad to be back on campus to extend a warm welcome to David Entwistle, the new president and chief executive officer of Stanford Health Care (SHC). David comes to us at an exciting time in biomedicine and in the life of our organization.


  • Tragedy in Orlando

    June 14, 2016 - Following our Commencement ceremonies on Saturday came news early Sunday morning of overwhelming loss in Orlando. I am heartbroken by this senseless act of violence. As we grieve for the victims and their family and friends, let us also stand in support of the LGBTQ community.