At Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, members voted to pass a motion recommending that University leadership advise the Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Medicine to end screening processes that apply to Medical Center practitioners 74.5 years or older in age.
Former Stanford Hospital employee Robert Lastinger was arrested yesterday after accusations of molesting sedated patients. Lastinger, 55, was an operating technician at Stanford’s Hospital’s Outpatient Surgery Center in Redwood City. He has been at the facility for five years and has worked in the medical field for over 20 years.
A Stanford student suffering from an eating disorder went to CAPS at the beginning of fall quarter, seeking treatment. After waiting several weeks, she received confirmation to begin attending weekly therapy sessions. At the start of each appointment, she was weighed in wearing a hospital gown and told to urinate in a cup for tests. After passing these checkpoints, she spent the rest of the appointment talking to a therapist assigned to her through CAPS.
So, to the newly matched physicians: welcome to Stanford. You are some of the best and brightest that our medical system has to offer, and your training here will be superb. Hopefully by the time you arrive, Stanford Hospital will have changed its policies to ensure that it is practical to be both a resident and a parent.
On Sept. 14, Eugene Bleck, founder of the School of Medicine’s pediatric orthopedics department, died of respiratory failure at the Mills-Peninsula Hospital in San Mateo. He was 91.
No lives have been lost on account of the historic Stanford-Cal rivalry, but with a Big Game week blood drive, this traditional showdown may save a few. On Nov. 19, the Stanford Blood Center held the seventh annual “Rivals for Life” blood drive as part of a contest with Cal’s blood bank to see which…
The Stanford Hospital staff was recently trained to manage the two unusually metallic members that joined the housekeeping team in a soft-launch this month: Frost and Dazzler.
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.”