Four-plus more years of building are projected for Stanford Hospital, but Clinics’ Vice President of Construction Bert Hurlbut noted that he and the construction team are going to “push hard to get it done early.”
In an auditorium in the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford Hospital, 13 custodians from the Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital and Clinics sit in a semicircle to talk. Some of them are new employees, hired just weeks ago. Others have been working at Stanford for 21, 27 or even 37 years. Whether they’re veterans or rookies, however, they all agree: There’s never been a worse time to be a custodian at the hospital.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics received the Gold Medal of Honor from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its accomplishments in the field of organ transplantation and donation at an awards ceremony on Oct. 4.
President John Hennessey announced a $1 billion Campaign for Stanford Medicine on Monday. The campaign, which is already halfway to its goal with pledges and expectancies, will raise funds for a new hospital and new programs aimed at changing health care on a national and global level.
Roughly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students utilize Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or receive off-campus treatment each year, according to CAPS director Ron Albucher. CAPS has experienced growth in student use consistently over the last five years.