In preparation for our safe return, Dr. Raj Puri's Workplace Health Innovation Lab in the Occupational Health Center partnered with University IT (UIT) to create Health Check, a new self-reporting tool that informs you if you’re cleared to return to a Stanford location each day. The tool works in compliance with the new Santa Clara County order requiring daily temperature and COVID-19 system screenings for those planning to visit a Stanford location, including the Stanford Redwood City campus.
Join us Tuesday, June 2, at 2:30 pm for a just-announced town hall, where Stanford Medicine’s Dean and CEOs will address confronting racial injustice and discrimination in response to national events. During this live event, we will be taking your questions and want to hear your comments.
Tips & Tricks
Whether working at home, the local coffee shop or at another office on campus, it is imperative to set-up your workstation to allow for neutral postures. The cumulative effect of working on laptops, cell phones, and tablets may increase the risk of chronic neck/shoulder injuries and repetitive stress injuries of the hands and wrists.
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Bookmark this page and check in regularly to get important health information for the Stanford community. This site provides updates about infectious diseases, travel warnings ,and other public health issues, including the university’s operations and policies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure follows Stanford’s efforts to offer classes virtually to students and promote social distancing.
Stanford Medicine News
The hospitals earned top grades in the latest patient-safety assessments by The Leapfrog Group, a national health care watchdog organization.
The Stanford developmental biologist was honored for a lifetime of work on the Wnt signaling pathway, which plays an important role in normal development and in cancer.
With extensive testing showing very low COVID-19 infection rates and with many safety measures in place, Stanford Health Care providers are now performing almost all medical procedures, including surgeries, diagnostic imaging and routine screenings.
MRI brain scans show subtle changes consistent with inflammation in a severe childhood disease in which the immune system is thought to attack the brain, Stanford researchers found.
Stanford Medicine researchers who participated in two separate clinical trials are encouraged by data indicating that remdesivir can treat COVID-19.
Howard Chang of dermatology and of genetics, Richard Lewis of molecular and cellular physiology, and Peter Sarnow of microbiology and immunology were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.