Stanford Medicine 25 is an initiative that stresses the importance of interpersonal relations between doctor and patient, teaching doctors bedside physical examination skills that facilitate improved clinical diagnoses.
In May, pediatrics, health research and policy professor Yvonne Maldonado MD ’81 received the 2018
Tucked away in a corner of Stanford’s School of Medicine, Dr. Abraham Verghese works most days of the week. His office consists of the conventional staples: a computer, stacks of papers and files, framed certificates of academic degrees and a coat stand in the corner where multiple white coats — all with his name and title embroidered across the chest — hang. His bookcases are filled not only with classic medical references, but also his own works, a testament to his tremendous success as a physician-writer.