2018 Archives

  • Dean's Newsletter August 2019

    This academic year, Stanford Medicine is welcoming one of the most diverse classes of MD, PA, and PhD students in its history. Read about the importance of diversity as well as other significant stories from around the community.

  • Dean's Newsletter July 2019

    From poring over blueprints to pouring concrete, the 10-year journey to construct the new Stanford Hospital will conclude this fall. Get the latest about the new hospital and other important news from across Stanford Medicine.

  • Dean's Newsletter June 2019

    In addition to Dean Minor's send-off to Stanford Medicine's latest graduating class, this edition of The Brief highlights how Stanford Medicine is sparking passion for science in teens, saved two young brothers with a stem cell transplant technique, and more.

  • Commencement

    In his 2019 Commencement address to Stanford University School of Medicine graduates, Dean Lloyd Minor shared the key to a fulfilling career in medicine: Pursuing your passions.

  • Dean's Newsletter May 2019

    Through the Humanwide project, a diverse cohort of patients saw firsthand the power and promise of Precision Health. Learn more about how Humanwide improved health and get the latest news from around Stanford Medicine in the May edition of The Brief.

  • Dean's Newsletter April 2019

    Stanford Medicine welcomed GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley for a Dean's Lecture that focused on culture and collaboration. In this newsletter, learn more about Walmsley's leadership as well as the benefits of "iterative innovation," a new drug for people with diabetes, and much more.

  • Dean's Newsletter March 2019

    Stanford Medicine is unlocking AI's potential in biomedicine, and the launch of the human-centered artificial intelligence initiative will further this progress. Learn more about this and read the latest Stanford Medicine news, including the Apple Heart Study's encouraging results, digital enhancements at the new hospital, and a recap of the Dean's Lecture with Richard Besser.

  • Dean's Newsletter February 2019

    In the spirit of American Heart Month, Dean Minor reflected on how Stanford Medicine has redefined cardiovascular for both adults and children. He also shares an update on physician wellness, the story of a toddler who successfully battled a rare eye cancer, an emergency physician who completed an arctic ultramarathon, and other Stanford Medicine news.

  • Dean's Newsletter January 2019

    As the nation commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Dean Minor reflected on the efforts of the many individuals across Stanford Medicine who have championed diversity and inclusion. Additionally, he highlights a physician-scientist who has risen the ranks while battling multiple sclerosis, the efforts of Stanford Medicine to address physician burnout, and more.