Setting the Global Standard for Rare Cancers
Any cancer diagnosis is difficult, but rare cancers are especially challenging, both for patients and physicians. Join us to hear from patients, clinicians, and researchers about how novel discoveries and breakthroughs are leading to the development of personalized immunotherapy vaccines that for the first time may offer lasting relief. Details and registration can be found here.
This virtual livestream event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Fall Lab Share Event
The Cardinal Green Labs program is hosting a Lab Share Event on Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the School of Medicine LKSC Lawn. We will be accepting donations starting at 10am. If it is rainy, the event will take place at the Fairchild Atrium.
All Stanford University labs are welcome! This is a great opportunity to donate usable items that your lab no longer needs and find some free items your lab could use. Learn more.
Participate in the human connectome study
Feeling a lack of motivation? Noticing changes in your appetite and sleep? Experiencing low mood? Interested in learning more about how this relates to the circuitry of your brain? Join this study. Learn more.
Recording available: Hispanic Heritage Month event
If you missed the Hispanic Heritage Month speaker event with Robert Rodriguez, PhD, on Oct. 15, the recording is available. Presented by Stanford Health Care's and Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare's Inclusion, Diversity and Health Equity LatinX & Allies employee resource groups, the event featured a presentation titled “The Growing Relevancy of the Hispanic Community,” Watch this interactive session that covers many aspects related to the Hispanic community. Learn more.
Health Education, Engagement, and Promotion (HEEP) at Stanford Health Care
October is Health Literacy Month
Thank you to everyone at Stanford Health Care who provides quality patient education and health information to our patients and the community. Learn more.
Call for Abstract Reviewers
The HealthCare Con Planning Committee has opened their Call for Abstract Reviewers! If you are interested in professional development, gaining valuable experience, and investing in the overall healthcare community, apply today! The deadline is November 5, 2021. Learn more.
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Oct. 29, 8-9 a.m.
The Department of Pediatrics Presents "Development, Implementation, and Outcomes of Clinical Pathways: Building on Experience from Acute Kidney Injury in Heart Transplantation" presented by Seth Hollander, MD and Claudia Algaze-Yojay, MD, Stanford School of Medicine. Learn more and subscribe to our mailing list to receive Zoom information for each session.
COVID-19 Community Town Hall - Pediatric Vaccine Rollout in our Community
Nov. 4, 3:30-5 p.m.
Latest Updates from Stanford's Vaccine Trials & What We Can Do to Ensure a Successful Vaccination Campaign. Learn more.
SoM's new Department of Health Policy Holds Inaugural Health Equity Seminar
Oct. 29, 12-1:15 p.m.
Stanford Health Policy's Health Equity Panel is a central event in the launch of the new Department of Health Policy at Stanford and will also serve to introduce our new flagship seminar series on health equity. Learn more & register.
Primary Care for LGBTQ+ Patients: Take Pride in Your Health
Stanford Health Library Community Lecture Series
Having a physician who is familiar with the needs of the LGBTQ+ patient increases an individual’s trust and makes it easier to communicate candidly with their doctor. This talk will reflect the range of needs that are more easily discovered and addressed as a matter of course in a practice that specializes in LGBTQ+ care.
Benjamin Laniakea, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician specializing in full-spectrum LGBTQ+ health. Register for the event.
SHC Virtual Schwartz Center Rounds
Oct. 27 from 12-1 p.m.
ALL SHC STAFF ARE WELCOME
At our October virtual Schwartz Center Rounds, we shift our focus and caring dialogue to the co-creation of caring, healing work environments. Through the lenses of caring stories and dialogue, participants are invited to reflect on their experiences navigating the complexities of encountering violence in the workplace and share strategies to safeguard their emotional wellbeing. Please join us for a time of sharing our stories of understanding, caring, love, hope, growth, and compassion.
Watch Burden of Genius Documentary Film & attend Saving More Lives Seminar
Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m.
Join us at LKSC 130 virtually or in-person for Saving More Lives, a seminar discussion of the film "Burden of Genius", the inspirational documentary about Dr. Thomas Starzl’s journey into organ transplantation. The seminar will combine an overview of Dr. Starzl’s accomplishments and legacy with an up-to-date report from the front lines of organ transplantation. Learn more.
Apple Platforms Accessibility Workshops
Oct. 27 workshop from 12-1 p.m.:
Dane Riley, Apple System Engineer, will provide an overview of the many, powerful accessibility features Apple has included in iOS. Many of these features can be used every day by all users. During this session we will focus on the main areas including vision, hearing, physical and motor skill challenges, and learning and literacy. Register here.
Oct. 28 workshop from 12-1 p.m.:
Dane Riley, Apple System Engineer, will provide an overview of the top 10 accessibility features in macOS. macOS offers key accessibility features out of the box focused on vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and cognitive and learning. We hope you will join us for this session. Register here.
PHIND Seminar Series - Seraina Dual, PhD
The PHIND Center is part of the Department of Radiology and is the first center in the world to focus on precision health and integrated diagnostics. We bring together faculty from all across campus to initiate new collaborations and strengthen existing ones. The PHIND Center hosts a seminar series that is open and free to everyone in the Stanford community. Our next seminar will host Seraina A. Dual, PhD, to present "Sensor systems to predict, prevent and cure cardiovascular disease".
Date/Time: November 16, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: Zoom – see RSVP details below.
More Information: https://med.stanford.edu/phind.html
Stanford Football is looking to recognize frontline workers in our community!
Stanford Athletics wants to thank healthcare workers and emergency responders for tireless efforts to keep our community safe. Frontline workers can claim up to two free tickets to either Stanford football vs. Washington on October 30 or Stanford football vs. Utah on November 5 at Stanford Stadium. Please claim your two tickets at: GoStanford.com/Frontline.
If you wish to nominate a frontline worker to be celebrated during the games, please do so here.
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) Seminar - Matthew Bogyo, PhD
The Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) was established as an inter-disciplinary program in 2003 by the Dean of the School of Medicine (Dr. Philip Pizzo) and brings together scientists and physicians who share a common interest in developing and using state-of-the-art imaging technology and developing molecular imaging assays for studying intact biological systems. The inaugural director was Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Radiology from 2003 to 2020. MIPS hosts a seminar series that is open and free to everyone in the Stanford community. Our next seminar will host Matthew Bogyo, PhD, for a presentation titled, “Chemical probes for imaging proteases and hydrolyses involved in cancer and infectious diseases".
Date/Time: November 18, 2021, 12:00pm-12:45pm
Location: Zoom – see RSVP info below.
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) Seminar
The Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) was established as an inter-disciplinary program in 2003 by the Dean of the School of Medicine (Dr. Philip Pizzo) and brings together scientists and physicians who share a common interest in developing and using state-of-the-art imaging technology and developing molecular imaging assays for studying intact biological systems. The inaugural director was Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Radiology from 2003 to 2020. MIPS hosts a seminar series that is open and free to everyone in the Stanford community. Our next seminar will host Steven Poplack MD, for a presentation titled, “Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Challenges and Opportunities".
Date/Time: October 28, 2021, 12:00pm-12:45pm
Location: Zoom – see RSVP info below.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
For the second year in a row, Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) is excited to announce that we have planned several exciting events to celebrate October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Stanford Health Library Community Lecture Series - Fall Calendar
Join us online to hear Stanford physicians and researchers speaking on a variety of health topics. Upcoming topics include LGBTQ+, palliative care, type-1 diabetes, and more. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Please visit our website for more details and registration.
Pranayama: Healing through Freeing the Breath
This advanced pranayama workshop, framed within polyvagal theory, explores breath as a bottom-up process of self-regulation to access emotional and physical balance.
Continuing Medical Education