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
Howard Sussman dies at 87
Howard Sussman played a pivotal role in consolidating and automating Stanford Medicine’s clinical pathology laboratory, implementing an information system used for decades.
What to know about monkeypox
The monkeypox virus is normally endemic to Africa but has recently been found on other continents. It spreads through prolonged, direct contact with infected people or their bedding, clothing and towels.
Fish study rebuts anti-evolution argument
A key developmental gene governs the number and length of spines in the stickleback, Stanford Medicine researchers find. The discovery supports the concept of progressive evolution in nature.
Conferences and Workshops
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Statistics for Medical Professionals
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: A Primer - Guidelines, Ethnic Differences, and Assessment
- Writing in Science
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Randomized Clinical Trials
- Congenital Hypothyroidism: What Every Primary Care Provider Needs to Know
- Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: Latino Populations
- Introduction to Food and Health
- HealthPro Advantage: Anti-Doping Education For The Health Professional
- To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
- Unconscious Bias
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: South Asian Populations
- Musculoskeletal Medicine Primer for the non-Orthopedist
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: African American Populations
- CSI:ME Case Studies in Medical Errors
- Identifying Early Signs of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults
- Health Across the Gender Spectrum
- SafetyQuest: Level four - Mastering QI
- SafetyQuest: Level Three - Implementing QI
- SafetyQuest: Level Two - Moving Beyond QI Basics
- SafetyQuest: Level One - QI Basics
- SonoDoc: Case-Based Learning in Bedside Ultrasound
- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Screening Trials
- An Evidence-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Migraines in Adults in the Primary Care and General Neurology Setting
- Presentation and Management of Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)
- Locating and Using Medical Information in the Digital Age
- Type 2 Diabetes Management
- NETs 101
- E-Cigarettes: Harmful or Harm-Reducing
- Practical Tips to Improve Asian American Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
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