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Teaching LGBTQ+ to Health Care Providers

Just launched! The free online Teaching LGBTQ+ Health Course from Dr. Mike Gisondi and partners is open to ALL healthcare professionals and educators, and offers valuable training, tools and insight for providing healthcare to LGBTQ+ patients. CME credit available. Learn more.

Where COVID-19 walks in: Creating resilience in the emergency department

As the pandemic hit its third, and so far biggest, surge in the Bay Area, Andra Blomkalns, MD, chair of emergency medicine, and Alison Kerr, MSN, chief administrative officer of clinical operations, shared how the ED crew has adapted and prevailed during COVID-19. See story 

Researchers Test COVID-19 Antibody Drug

Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine leads Stanford Medicine's participation in a multisite clinical trial testing antibodies designed to block the coronavirus from infecting human cells and shorten the course of the illness. Learn more

COVID-19 Online Training for Healthcare Workers 

Our Stanford Emergency Medicine International developed a multi-lingual online training to recognize, stabilize and treat COVID-19, featuring 20 Stanford EM physicians. Learn more.

Diversity & Inclusion

Unique perspectives, experiences, and values add dimension to our mission, and we actively seek and celebrate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work


Chair Andra L. Blomkalns, MD and Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD demonstrate people can be taught to do their own nasal swab for accurate COVID-19 testing.

We are now accepting applications for fellowships in 13 areas of specialization.

Individualized, inclusive and limitless!

Learn more about our four-year residency program in the video above and by visiting our Residency Section.

Learn more about our fellowship program in the video above and by visiting our Fellowship Section.

The mission of the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is to transform healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery.

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