Outdoor Health Pavilion
Our Health Pavilion featured interactive and fun science-based resources for lifelong wellness, including yoga and exercise activities, a cooking demonstration, and health and wellness displays and information. See highlights from Health Matters 2023 below.
HEALTH PAVILION HIGHLIGHTS
- Ask the Experts
- Injury Prevention
- Longevity Matters
- Medicine & the Arts
- Nutrition Matters
- PAWS: Pet Assisted Wellness at Stanford
- Stop the Bleed
- Wellness Matters
- YogaX at Stanford Psychiatry
ASK THE EXPERTS
Learn how sexual and reproductive health care is essential to overall well-being throughout a person’s life span.
IDD-TRANSFORM is a collaborative partnership centered on the perspectives of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) and their experiences in health care. The project’s mission is to improve health, health care, and health outcomes for adults with IDDs in a measurable way. Enroll in their study to share your health care experiences.
Learn about bladder health for kids from the Kan Lab team, including healthy habits you can adopt as a family, and enroll in community-engaged research for kids with bothersome urinary tract issues.
Learn how you can support Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. Every dollar raised supports care, comfort, and cures for patients and families at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Stanford is advancing research to solve the greatest health challenges facing pregnant women and children.
Find out about studies happening at Stanford and join the Stanford Research Registry! The registry connects people like you with teams conducting cutting-edge research to improve health and well-being.
The Marc and Laura Andreessen Pediatric Emergency Department is the only emergency department on the Peninsula and in the South Bay uniquely prepared for pediatric emergencies. See how they provide world-class, 24-hour care in a calm, reassuring setting designed for children.
Learn more about PRIDEnet’s work catalyzing LGBTQ+ health research, including how you can enroll in The PRIDE Study and the All of Us Research Program.
The Snyder Lab and Stanford Healthcare Innovation Lab are on a mission to create equitable health care solutions. Enroll in one of our active research studies to support groundbreaking research in the areas of COVID-19, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, mental health, and more.
Explore how our robotic mobility technology can help improve daily life for people with physical limitations. Advanced technology is creating exciting possibilities in wearable devices with exoskeletons and prostheses that can enhance movement and mobility.
The Stanford-Ayudando Latinos A Soñar (ALAS) Child Wellness Lab collaboration provides community-driven research and clinical innovation designed to improve access to equitable child behavioral and trauma-related health care and support healing among families on California’s Central Coast.
Learn how the Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Health Program works to address and transform health care for the LGBTQ+ community. Through clinical work, education, advocacy, and research, the Program strives to improve LGBTQ+ patient experiences and standards of care.
Stanford Health Care is closer than you think! Its network of primary, specialized, and complex-care centers and clinics are located across the greater Bay Area, ready to serve your health care needs. Access the high-quality, innovative services of Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health right in your community. Find a local doctor or clinic today!
The Stanford Health Care Sustainability Program Office works to improve Stanford Medicine's conservation efforts and reduce environmental impacts for a more sustainable future.
Did you know that most injuries are preventable? Injury-prevention professionals from Stanford Health Care and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health can teach you and your family how to avoid common—yet preventable—injuries, both in your home and while out doing activities such as driving, hiking, and biking.
Addressing Age-Related Muscle Loss
Our muscles help with strength and balance, support recovery from hardships such as falls, surgeries, and illnesses, and are a vital measurement of healthy aging. Learn about the best interventions to promote muscle health and reverse age-related muscle loss.
Brain Health and Quality of Health in Aging
A healthy mind is vital to healthy aging. Discover lifestyle and medication interventions to help preserve brain health, including vitamins to take and medications to avoid to enjoy a greater quality of life as you age.
Take control of your health and learn how cancer screenings can help detect malignancies before symptoms occur. Discover cancer risk factors, the different screening tests available, and how preventive screenings can improve overall health outcomes.
Heart disease can affect anyone, but some people are at greater risk of developing serious illness than others. Fortunately, we can all manage and improve our heart health—and even prevent heart disease—by making simple lifestyle and dietary changes. Access:
· Information about various Stanford cardiology programs that may improve your heart health.
· Free heart-healthy recipes designed by cardiology-focused nutritionists.
· Information about Stanford’s free online resources.
Learn how patients, families, and caregivers are helping to transform Stanford Health Care to provide an inclusive care experience for all. The Patient & Family Advisory Council ensures the voices of patients and families are heard by staff, physicians, and leadership to provide insights and recommendations to enhance the patient and caregiver experience through medical education curriculum and programming.
Whether you’re new to exercise or looking to improve your routine, the rehabilitation therapists at Stanford Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can help. Get up to date on the most current exercise guidelines and create your own personalized workout plan. Now’s the time to optimize your health!
Learn how lifestyle choices can help reduce your risk of stroke and how the acronym BE FAST can help you recognize when someone might be having a stroke. Download a free app with valuable tools and resources and become a BE FAST champion.
Ready to be well and live well? Looking to improve your health and well-being? Learn about proactive approaches to optimize your health and wellness.
MEDICINE & THE ARTS
Explore the many exciting programs sponsored by the Medical Humanities and the Arts Program.
The Clinical Nutrition Department can show you how simple changes to your diet can make your everyday meals more nutritious.
Download the stuffed peppers recipe card here.
Developed by Stanford Biodesign in partnership with maternal-fetal medicine specialists, Malama Health aims to help women with gestational diabetes live healthier lives. Discover the digital tools that can help you better manage your pregnancy and health through cutting-edge information, real-time feedback, and insights that adjust to every lifestyle.
Stanford’s therapy dogs help patients during a stay in the hospital.
STOP THE BLEED
Stop the Bleed is a nationwide program designed to empower civilian bystanders to act quickly and save lives. Stanford Trauma Service teaches simple techniques to control bleeding in a severely injured person until first responders arrive—providing lifesaving care when mere minutes count.
AC Care Alliance (ACCA) is a community-based partnership program helping patients and their caregivers bridge the gap between health care delivery systems and treatment management. Expanding into San Francisco and Contra Costa, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties, ACCA seeks to empower, encourage, and advocate for individuals with advanced illness as they navigate their care planning by providing trusted referrals, resources, and specially designed tools.
With just one swab, the National Bone Marrow Registry can tell you if your bone marrow could help save someone’s life. Learn how lifesaving blood stem cells can help people suffering from blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, and sign up to become a marrow donor.
Better prepare yourself for emergencies with the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). OEM at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford conducts planning, training, and exercises to prepare for, mitigate, and respond to any emergency that could disrupt the health care system’s ability to provide safe, high-quality patient care.
Donate blood and save a life. Schedule your appointment here.
Enhance your knowledge of the unique health challenges faced by people of Asian descent by exploring:
· CARE’s upcoming health and education events.
· Ways to prepare healthier Asian recipes through the Nourish Project.
The Stanford Health Education, Engagement, and Promotion (HEEP) team is here to work with you to understand your unique health care needs and connect you and your loved ones to free and low-cost programs and services, such as classes and lectures, support groups, books, and offerings from community organizations. HEEP can help you:
· Speak with a physician, health librarian, and other experts to learn how to access trustworthy information.
· Discuss approaches to daily life when you’re living with a serious illness.
Learn how to communicate your health care wishes.
Explore guided meditations, movement, and mindfulness that you can practice at home.