Medical Education

  • “Honor the wisdom, the universe of knowledge that lies untouched within you,” the physician and novelist told the newly minted MDs, PhDs and master’s degree holders.

  • ‘Optimism is simply the better choice’

    At the graduation ceremony, Minor encouraged the Class of 2024 to choose optimism in their careers: “Create the best out of any situation and be the light that leads others.”…

  • Graduation emphasizes personal growth

    Speakers at the ceremony that awarded PhD, MD and master’s degrees encourage students to adopt optimism, listen to their muse and dance to their own beat.

  • Biochemist Lubert Stryer dies at 86

    Stryer made fundamental discoveries in fluorescence spectroscopy and vision, established structural biology at Stanford, and uplifted young scientists.

  • Former medical school dean dies

    David Korn devoted nearly 30 years to Stanford Medicine as chair of pathology and dean of the medical school, overseeing the rise to national prominence amid tumultuous and historic change.

  • Verghese to give graduation keynote

    Bestselling author and proponent of humanistic care Abraham Verghese will be the keynote speaker at the Stanford School of Medicine graduation ceremony.

  • Match Day 2024

    Nerves turn to celebration as Stanford School of Medicine students discover where they are headed for the final phase of their medical training.

  • Alistair Philip dies at 86

    Alistair Philip, professor emeritus of pediatrics, pioneered a test to reduce antibiotic use in newborns, streamlined nursery care at several hospitals and devoted his life to educating others in his field.

  • Anatomical gift memorial service

    An event to commemorate body donations, “the priceless gift of generosity,” previously only open to faculty, staff and students, is now open to the donors’ loved ones.

  • $10 million grant for maternal health

    The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative receives funding to develop evidence-based strategies that address disparities in maternal health.

  • Alvin Hackel dies at 91

    The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of anesthesiology and of pediatrics invented a transport incubator for newborns and helped establish pediatric anesthesiology as a specialty.

  • AMA Joy in Medicine honor

    Stanford Medicine was recognized by the American Medical Association for commitment to improving physician professional fulfillment.


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