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Dr. Nancy Ewen Wang is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, and Associate Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also the director of the section in Social Emergency Medicine. (Using the perspective of the Emergency Department (ED) to investigate societal patterns of health inequity to identify social needs contributing to disease and to develop solutions to decrease health disparities for vulnerable populations). She has worked clinically and taught emergency medicine internationally, most recently at the ASRI clinic. Dr. Wang has a strong interest in decreasing health outcome disparities in children. Her current research and advocacy includes investigating disparities in specialty care access including trauma and mental health and the effects of detention on immigrant children. She is the medical director for the Stanford Health Advocates and Research in the ED (SHAR(ED)), a student-run group which screens ED patients for social needs.
Screening for Social Needs in the ED
Stanford Health Advocates and Research Program (SHARP)
To address the basic social needs of patients and their families in the Emergency Department
Stanford Emergency Department