This week's grand rounds

June 15 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Cardiac Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery: A Piece of My Mind

Presenter: Kim Eagle, MD, MACC

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Scott Rodriguez receives 2016 Barbour Award

Each year the Barbour Award recognizes a graduating medical student who exemplifies the qualities modeled and taught by Dr. Allen Barbour: "commitment to continuous self-improvement, meticulous care of patients and concern for the whole person."

Staff engagement fiesta set for June 16

Department of Medicine staff members are invited to join Cathy Garzio for a presentation of the employee engagement survey results, followed by a free taco lunch.

Ramping up treatment of parasitic worm disease cost-effective, researchers find

A study supports a greatly expanded treatment program for parasitic worm diseases that could save millions from disability and possible death in sub-Saharan Africa.

Stanford study finds support across ethnicities for physician-assisted death

A survey regarding attitudes toward physician-assisted death is being published June 9 — the day that the practice takes effect in California.

Class of 2016 to graduate on Saturday

The years of hard work are about to pay off: On Saturday, the School of Medicine will award MS, MD and PhD degrees during a day of ceremony and celebration.

Translational Investigator Program Spotlight: Linda Boxer

The goal of Stanford’s Translational Investigator Program (TIP) is to provide unparalleled training and mentorship for individuals planning research-intensive careers.

Gigantic datasets reveal unexpected insights into global medical treatments

In a first demonstration of the power of really big data, Stanford bioinformatician Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, and an international team asked some simple questions about health using the electronic medical records of 250 million patients.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

June 22 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Medicine is a Performance Art: Reframing the Medical Encounter through the Lens of Magic and Performance Studies

Department Events

June 14 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Diagnosis and Management of Hypereosinophilia: 2016 Update

Cancer Education Seminar

June 14 @ 8:00-9:00 am

When Breath Becomes Air: A Conversation with Lucy Kalanithi

Palliative Care Grand Rounds

June 16 @ 11:30 am

Staff Engagement Fiesta

Department of Medicine

June 15 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Radiology Cases

PCCM Clinical Conference

June 17 @ 12:00-1:00 pm

Pulmonary Hypertension and Cystic Fibrosis

Adult CF Grand Rounds

June 17 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Exercise Capacity: Exercising the Evidence

PCCM Grand Rounds

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities
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In the News

“It takes a village” - David Katzenstein discusses how a village in Zimbabwe treats HIV-positive residents.


“Treatment for common conditions varies based on location” - Research shows that patients with diabetes, hypertension, and depression receive different treatments depending on where they live. Nigam Shah is quoted.

United Press International

“Friday feedback: FDA joins great salt debate” - The FDA will require food companies to reduce the sodium content of processed and packaged foods over the news few years. Christopher Gardner provides comment.

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