In donating her 4-year-old daughter’s brain tumor for research after she died of a rare brain cancer, this mom hoped her decision would help change outcomes for other families. Read the full article in the latest edition of Stanford Medicine magazine.
We are delighted to announce that Joyce Sackey, MD, FACP, has been appointed Stanford Medicine’s inaugural Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. In this role, created based on the recommendations of our Commission on Justice and Equity, Dr. Sackey will amplify, streamline, and align Stanford Medicine’s many diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. She starts at Stanford Medicine on Sept. 1, and you can learn more about Dr. Sackey here.
July 12 - Elevating Our Stanford Medicine Brand
On July 26, we introduced the updated Stanford Medicine branding to the public. Internally, each organization within Stanford Medicine began elevating the Stanford Medicine brand on July 12, visually aligning their individual brands and sharing a consistent language to tell our collective brand story. Stanford Medicine comprises the School of Medicine and the pediatric and adult health care delivery systems. We encourage you to update your email signature and use the branded letterhead and PowerPoint templates located in the brand portal. Learn more.
At Stanford Medicine, we share a commitment to improving people’s health – in our community and far beyond. In this spirit, we want to acknowledge those who have reached out about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the country’s rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation. Please refer to this list if you are seeking ways to support Ukraine, created by our colleagues at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health.
This one-stop shop has been curated for Stanford Medicine employees to reference the latest COVID-19 testing, isolation and booster updates. Please use this page to find the most current information.
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Joyce Sackey, advocate and leader of inclusive excellence, will join Stanford Medicine as its inaugural chief diversity and inclusion officer.
The Stanford Medicine Pediatric Emergency Department opened Aug. 10. The child-centered space puts kids at ease while medical professionals deliver advanced care.
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.
An updated scoring system developed by Stanford Medicine researchers will more accurately prioritize patients on the liver transplant waiting list based on medical urgency.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about the molecules that make us who we are and how understanding them can lead to medical discoveries and innovations.
Prostate radiation only slightly increases the risk of developing another cancer, Stanford researchers find
Receiving radiation for prostate cancer increases the risk of other cancers very slightly, Stanford Medicine researchers find, allowing providers to better inform patients weighing treatment options.
For eighth year running, U.S. News & World Report ranks Stanford Health Care one of the nation’s highest-rated hospitals.