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Tait Shanafelt, MD, Named Chief Wellness Officer and Director of the WellMD Center

Tait Shanafelt, MD, a renowned physician-scientist and an exemplary leader at the Mayo Clinic, has been named Stanford Medicine’s inaugural Chief Wellness Officer, Director of the WellMD Center, and Associate Dean, effective September 1, 2017. As an international thought leader and researcher in the field of physician wellness and its implications on quality of care, Dr. Shanafelt brings an unmatched set of accomplishments and capabilities to these new roles and an inspiring vision to firmly establish Stanford Medicine as ...

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Inpatient Liver Transplant Program expanding to Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare

Stanford Health Care is pleased to announce the opening of a Liver Inpatient Program at the Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare Pleasanton campus.  This program brings the expertise of Stanford Medicine Hepatology Specialists who will substantially expand the breadth and depth of care of liver disease to the Pleasanton community.  Stanford Faculty from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will work closely with ValleyCare Physicians Associates and community gastroenterologists as well as Stanford Hospital Medicine faculty physicians.

The initial phase of the program will ...

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Dr. Sonia Singh writes about what’s really important, published in the NEJM

Know what matters in life and do those things well.

That sounds like good advice, but all too often what matter in life feels a lot like everything, and you can’t do everything perfectly. You can’t be a star at your job and have time for your loved ones, remember every important birthday, keep the house tidy, exercise as often as you want, pursue that hobby you love, remember where you parked your car last and get enough sleep. It’s just not possible.

Stanford physician , ...

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Three of our UHA Providers Graduate from the Stanford Leadership Development Program

For the past decade, Stanford School of Medicine (SoM) and Stanford Health Care (SHC) have committed to the development of leadership skills of providers, faculty, and staff in order to more effectively carry out the strategies essential for excellence in both organizations. For this year, the 11th year of the program, UHA also had three physician leaders graduate from the program – Drs. , , and . It is recognized that collaboration among providers, faculty, and staff leaders is essential for ...

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How Stanford Health Care is bringing precision medicine into preventive primary care

Hearing the word “precision” in healthcare typically conjures ideas of cutting edge technologies and treatments like targeted genetic therapy. But it has another meaning in primary care: leveraging data from a variety of sources to deliver personalized, preventive care.

"It’s a way to bring the big data – whether that is on the population level, from digital health devices like wearables, or additional insights from ‘omics diagnostic tests – into the clinical practice,” Dr. Megan Mahoney, who is chief of general ...

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Dr. Grace Yu receives Stanford’s prestigious Kaiser Family Foundation Award
Grace Yu, MD, family physician with Family Medicine Associates of San Jose and the Program Director of the O'Connor Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program was awarded Stanford's prestigious Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Yu regularly precepts and mentors Stanford medical students in her office, and is an active leader in helping residents develop clinical teaching and research skills. We ...
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Stanford Health Library Community Lecture Series

Stanford Health Library is a community service of Stanford Health Care, and has for the past 20 years been producing a Community Lecture series that features Stanford researchers and physicians speaking on a wide array of health topics across all clinical fields within SHC. These talks are available for the local community to attend in person, and they also are available for your patients to attend in real time through live webcasts and for those who can’t attend at the ...

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Physician Dinner on the Advances in Heart and Vascular Care

Advances in Heart and Vascular Care

In honor of the expanded cardiovascular services offered at Stanford Emeryville, we are hosting a physician dinner program featuring , Interventional Cardiologist with Cardiovascular Consultants Medical Group and , Vascular Surgeon, who are seeing patients at Emeryville.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Scott’s Seafood Jack London Square
#2 Broadway • Oakland, CA 94607


Advances in Cardiovascular Care

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Hot Topics from Stanford Medicine: Zika Update for Healthcare Professionals

This FREE live CME Zika Update Webinar will focus on disease emergence and transmission routes of the Zika virus, emerging data from clinical research, and updated guidelines for Zika-exposed diagnosis and treatment.

May 16, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tuesday (PDT)


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