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The art of being present: Can MDs be better listeners?
The art of being present: Can MDs be better listeners?
Ever-increasing scientific and technological biomedical advances are making it difficult for physicians to focus on what matters most to patients. Limited time to solve complex medical problems and enter data into electronic health records often stands in the way of building a strong patient rapport. So physicians are learning to be more intentional in filtering out distractions and being present ...
Don’t miss a beat: the latest in heart health
Don’t miss a beat: the latest in heart health
Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD Associate Professor of Medicine This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful U.S. human heart transplant by the late Stanford cardiothoracic surgeon Norman Shumway, MD, PhD. We’ve come a long way since then. Renowned cardiologist and transplant specialist Dr. Teuteberg will talk about the latest innovations in cardiovascular medicine. He’ll also tell you what...
Fueling the cures of tomorrow
Fueling the cures of tomorrow
Will Talbot, PhD Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Professor of Developmental Biology It’s a lot easier to fix a car when you understand how it works. The same goes for people. Every day at Stanford Medicine, our researchers are discovering how our bodies work and what breaks down when they don’t. In this talk, Dr. Talbot will explain how early-stage research c...
Making good choices in tough times
Making good choices in tough times
Stephanie Harman, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Patients have to make some of the most difficult and important decisions of their lives when they’re incredibly stressed and vulnerable. Dr. Harman, the founding medical director of Palliative Care Services at Stanford Health Care, will discuss how doctors, patients, and families can work together to make tough decisions that are not j...
Listen and learn: the latest in hearing science
Listen and learn: the latest in hearing science
Matt Fitzgerald, PhD Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery “What did you say?” How often do you hear that question? Approximately one-third of people over 65 experience disabling hearing loss, and it often occurs so gradually they don’t even realize it. Stanford’s Chief of Audiology Dr. Fitzgerald will talk about common causes of hearing loss and the best ways to keep your h...
When does an obsession become a disorder?
When does an obsession become a disorder?
Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Imagine being unable to stop yourself from washing your hands a hundred times a day. Or living in mountains of clutter because you’re unable to discard (or recycle, sell, or give away) your possessions. At some point in their lives, one in 50 Americans will be diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). A...
Using your genome sequence and big data to manage your health
Using your genome sequence and big data to manage your health
Mike Snyder, PhD Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, FACS, Professor of Genetics Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine For a few hundred dollars, you can have your entire genome sequenced. Then what? If you knew more about your genes, would you change your life? Would you eat differently? Would you get a less stressful job? Dr. Snyder, a pioneer in the field who actually learned he had t...
Keepin’ it chill: helping kids stay cool under pressure
Keepin’ it chill: helping kids stay cool under pressure
Manpreet Singh, MD, MS Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Program Today’s kids are growing up in a fast-paced and hyper-connected world, especially here in Silicon Valley. So how can we help our kids handle the stresses they face every day? Dr. Singh specializes in identifying and treating children, adolescents, and young adults with or at...
The pressures of high blood pressure
The pressures of high blood pressure
Randall Stafford, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Even though Americans spend almost $10 billion a year on drugs to treat it, high blood pressure rates are soaring while guidelines keep recommending lower and lower goals for blood pressure control. Dr. Stafford will discuss how lifestyle changes are the most effective and safest “drug” to treat a condition that kills more than a thousand people eve...