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.
Alizeh Ahmad reflects on the lessons to be learned from Paul Kalanithi’s memoir and the care he received at the end of his life.
On Friday, June 26, Stanford Health Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new South Bay Cancer Center in San Jose. Over 250 physicians, Stanford employees and community members attended the event, which included speeches and a tour of the building.
“How do we preserve the art of medicine?” asked liver-transplant surgeon Pauline Chen in her address for the 20th annual Jonathan J. King Lecture at Stanford Medical School on Monday night.