Stanford’s off-campus engagement was a central theme of its Board of Trustees’ Feb. 11 and 12 meetings.
Yasmin Hurd, director of the Mount Sinai Addiction Institute, deconstructed the neurobiology behind addiction disorders and presented new approaches for treatment of such diseases in a Thursday lecture.
On Nov. 2, the board of directors of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Children’s Health appointed Paul King as the organization’s new president and CEO.
Stanford released its annual financial results for the 2018 fiscal year on Thursday, which included a Stanford Management Company (SMC) statement on investment portfolio returns as well as the University’s announcement of its endowment value, according to a report released by Stanford News.
At the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Medicine pediatric cardiologist David Axelrod is working on using virtual reality (VR) to model heart defects.
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital’s new Main building— equipped with a range of new tools, including a cutting-edge clinical scanner— has brought about significant improvements to the hospital experience for patients, their families and staff, since its Dec. 9 opening, doctors report.
After a barrage of accusations that Stanford’s recently-acquired ValleyCare Medical Center is a poor work environment — including allegations of worker intimidation, bribery and patient endangerment — the hospital’s nurses have taken matters into their own hands and unionized.
Stanford University Dance Marathon (SUDM) is an annual philanthropic event that raises money for health-related causes. Students dance for 24 consecutive hours while raising money to donate. In the past, SUDM has donated proceeds to organizations such as FACE AIDS (2008) and Partners in Health Rwanda (2014-2016), organizations which seek to provide communities in Rwanda…