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This week's grand rounds

July 6 @ 8:00-9:00 am

The History and the Disposition of Medicine

Presenter: Michael Turken, MD, MPH

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First-ever employee engagement lunch

At the first-ever Employee Engagement Fiesta, Department of Medicine employees joined Vice Chair Cathy Garzio to hear the results of a recent staff engagement survey.

Digestive Health Center Video: Transformation through 3P design

Planning for Stanford’s new Digestive Health Center involved not only the patients and doctors who’ll use the facility but also life-sized cardboard mock-ups of proposed spaces.

Group of rare blood cancers respond to new treatment pioneered by Stanford physician

Patients with a group of cancers known as advanced systemic mastocytosis have few treatment options. A drug called midostaurin showed promise in an international clinical trial led by a Stanford physician.

Exploring the “ridiculously exciting” opportunities for artificial intelligence

The global summit offered participants a wide range of workshops, panels, exhibitions and networking sessions, with one of the highlights being an in-depth panel discussion on the future — and societal benefits — of artificial intelligence.

Healthy researchers, healthy research: Policy scholars embrace running

With many runners among its ranks, Stanford Health Policy practices what it preaches, bringing healthy living off the pages of journals into the community and even farther afield.

Spotlight on homelessness: What medical providers can do.

Is homelessness an intractable problem? Not to San Francisco Bay area journalists, who are teaming up today in an unusual cooperative effort to blitz the media waves with news on homelessness, hoping to push policymakers and philanthropists to make lasting changes.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

July 13 @ 8:00-9:00 am

From ICD-11 to Robot Scientists: How the Use of Ontology in Informatics is Advancing Biomedicine

July 20 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Changing the Health Care Cost Discussion from “How Much” to “How Well”

Department Events

July 5 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Hypoxia and Angiogenesis

Cancer Education Seminar

July 8 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Diseases of the Biliary Tract-Gallstone, calculus, neoplasm

Fellows Didactic Lecture

July 8 @ 7:00-8:00 am

TBA

PCCM Core Lecture

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In the News

“Makers of drugs and devices find receptive doctors at for-profit southern hospitals” - A new ProPublica article shows that a high percentage of doctors affiliated with hospitals in the South received promotional payments. Harry Greenberg is quoted.

NPR


“Digital health explained: making patient care easier” - Sumbul Desai discusses how digital health can enhance the doctor-patient relationship.

Medscape


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