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Weekly Updates
January 20, 2015


Colleagues -

Read on for the latest news and events, and keep up to date on all things DoM via Twitter, Facebook, and our website.

Latest News
Stanford scientists use grants to accelerate research on arthritis and lupus. Read story
Stanford residents had a strong showing at the Society of General Internal Medicine’s regional meeting in Los Angeles. Read story

Grand Rounds
Jan. 21: Genes and Disease Associated with Protein and miRNA Secretion. View event
Jan. 28: Realizing the Promise: Effective Assessment and Competency-based Medical Education. View event
Feb. 4: The Connected Medical Home: Tools for 21st Century Primary Care. View event

Department Events
Cancer Education Seminar: CD137 Efficacy & Toxicity; Circulating DNA Lymphoma Monitoring. View event
ID Lecture Series: Nematodes. View event
BMT Hematology Didactic Seminar. View event
Research in Progress. View event
Fellows Didactic Lecture: Celiac Disease. View event

Announcements
Stanford Health Care is establishing publicly available online profiles for Ambulatory Care and Cancer Center physicians. These profiles will include Press Ganey comments and physician ratings, and will go live in early Feb. 2015. More information can be found here.
iOS Device Owners: If you’re currently using the original version of MDM for your iOS device, you must upgrade to the new MDM powered by Airwatch. The deadline was Jan. 15. More information here.
On January 21, Nobel laureate Randy Schekman will give the Edward Rubenstein Lecture. The title of his talk is "Genes and Disease Associated with Protein and miRA Secretion". View more
Stanford School of Medicine, Primary Care Progress, and UCSF Primary Care Leadership Academy will be sponsoring the Bay Area Primary Care Leadership and Innovation Summit on Saturday, Jan. 31. Register for the event here.

In the News
John Ioannidis is featured in the San Francisco Chronicle article, "New Study Casts Doubt on Wisdom of Mass Hepatitis C Testing". His work was also covered by the Telegraph's article "Widespread Cancer Screening does little to Prevent Deaths, Major Review Finds".
U.S. News & World Report highlights Jinni Rhee in the article "Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women".
Journalist Brigid Schulte discussed Hannah Valentine's work to change the workplace culture in academic medicine in the Scope blog post, "Helping those in Academic Medicine to both Live and Work Well".

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