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Apply now for the Stanford Medicine Catalyst Program

On behalf of Dean Lloyd Minor, MD, David Entwistle, Stanford Health Care (SHC) president and CEO, and Paul King, Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) president and CEO, we are excited to announce that Stanford Medicine Catalyst is now accepting applications for new projects.

We are seeking innovations from faculty, staff, and students within Stanford University, SHC and SCH that have the potential to transform health and are ready to be applied through pilot implementation, advanced prototype development and early stage utilization. The Catalyst program provides dedicated funding, operational support from Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's health, market guidance, project management, and expert mentoring from established business leaders and investors.

Innovations will be evaluated by an interdisciplinary review committee on feasibility, novelty, commercial potential, impact on healthcare and health disparities, diversity of team, differentiation for Stanford, and readiness to deploy. Learn more

November 30 - “90 Seconds with Lisa Kim”: Investigating the origins of COVID-19

In the latest installment of “90 Seconds with Lisa Kim,” Lisa Kim checks in with David Relman, MD, Stanford Medicine professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology, to discuss the importance of investigating the origins of COVID-19. Lisa Kim is senior manager of media relations for Stanford Medicine. She has a deep background in journalism and is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has covered stories on both the national and local levels. Dr. Relman is the Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan professor of medicine, and professor of microbiology and immunology. He is also chief of infectious diseases at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System in Palo Alto. Watch the video. Learn more in the Stanford Medicine News Center.

November 29 - Recording available - Pandemic Puzzle Session #4

In the fourth and last installment of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19,” leaders in government, academia, health care and business said biomedical and digital health advances of the last few years will help combat future health crises. Lessons learned over the past two years will not only improve the nation’s ability to handle the next pandemic but also lead to substantive gains throughout the health care system. That was the overarching message during the final session on Nov. 19 of the symposium series hosted by the Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Read more about session four in the Stanford Medicine News Center and access the recordings.

November 17 - Join our Virtual Information Session for the MS in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM)

Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 6-7 p.m.

MCiM will host their last information session for the current application cycle on Wednesday, Dec 1, from 6-7 pm pst. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about this novel Stanford degree program that blends business, medicine and technology. MCiM is ideal for Stanford community members who are looking to foster new capabilities and directly-applicable skills, while continuing to work full-time.

Register via zoom.

November 29 - SCCR Virtual Science Series

SCCR Virtual Science Series class on the topic of "Using the Neuroscience of Meditation to support you", with Dr. Angela Lumba-Brown, MD, on Wednesday December 8th, 2021 from 9-10:30 am on Zoom. The speaker will provide with an overview of neuroscience of meditation. Meditation impacts focus and condition, as well as emotional regulation. An understanding of its science can support practice and integration into daily life, with benefits in the workplace. This discussion will focus on wellness among our research community by introducing this topic. Learn more and Register here

November 18 - AI + Health: Stanford University Online Conference December 8-9, 2021

At this wide-ranging conference, Stanford University is convening experts and leaders from academia, industry, government, and clinical practice to explore critical and emerging issues related to impact of AI across the spectrum of health, healthcare, and related areas. Content will be relevant to practitioners, researchers, executives, policymakers, and professionals, with and without technical expertise.

Register today.

Novemeber 18 - Submit Pride Tshirt Design and Win!

Stanford Medicine's PRIDE ERG is hosting a t-shirt design contest to find artwork to appear on the front of 2022's Pride t-shirts. We encourage designs that embrace love, equality, equity, diversity, community, and authenticity.

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