Family & Community Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
Stanford Family Medicine strives to engage in and promote primary care and prevention research focused on local, regional, national and international health issues. Faculty in the O'Connor Family Medicine Residency, Primary Care Associate Program, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Family Medicine Clinic, Area Health Education Center and others conduct research in chronic care, personalized medicine, epidemiology, ethnogeriatrics, education, integrative medicine and community health.
Family & Community Medicine News
Using RNA for rare-disease diagnosis
Geneticist Stephen Montgomery explains why the transcriptome, the collection of RNA molecules in a cell, is a crucial piece of deciphering the source of rare diseases.
Annual awards honor outstanding teaching, patient care
More than 50 faculty, staff members, residents and students were recognized with 2019 awards for outstanding contributions to the Stanford Medicine community.
111th diploma ceremony for med school
“In a world that encourages increasing specialization, hold on to that sense of being a student,” Stanford Provost Persis Drell told Stanford School of Medicine graduates.
Conferences and Workshops
July 18, 2019 27th Annual Pediatric Update and Pre-Conference: What’s New in Allergy and Pulmonology 2019 The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
August 24, 2019 8th Annual Navigating Spine Care Fisher Conference Center at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
September 14, 2019 Emerging Research, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illness Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA
September 14, 2019 Pediatric Clinical Update – South Bay 2019 The Juniper Hotel Cupertino, Cupertino, CA
October 29, 2019 Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2019 Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
- Unconscious Bias
- Health Across the Gender Spectrum
- SafetyQuest: Level four - Mastering QI
- SafetyQuest: Level Three - Implementing QI
- SafetyQuest: Level One - QI Basics
- SafetyQuest: Level Two - Moving Beyond QI Basics
- Locating and Using Medical Information in the Digital Age
- Statistics for Medical Professionals
- Writing in Science
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Screening Trials
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Randomized Clinical Trials
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections
- Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: A Primer - Guidelines, Ethnic Differences, and Assessment
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: South Asian Populations
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: Latino Populations
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: African American Populations
- Introduction to Food and Health
- HealthPro Advantage: Anti-Doping Education For The Health Professional
- Identifying Early Signs of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults
- Presentation and Management of Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)
- NETs 101
- An Evidence-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Migraines in Adults in the Primary Care and General Neurology Setting
- E-Cigarettes: Harmful or Harm-Reducing
- Type 2 Diabetes Management
- CSI:ME Case Studies in Medical Errors
- SonoDoc: Case-Based Learning in Bedside Ultrasound
- Practical Tips to Improve Asian American Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials
- Musculoskeletal Medicine Primer for the non-Orthopedist
- Congenital Hypothyroidism: What Every Primary Care Provider Needs to Know
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
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