Vaden Health Center pharmacy will be operated as Walgreens at Vaden beginning June 24. Vaden’s executive director Jim Jacobs attributes the decision to wanting to broaden the pharmacy’s insurance participation, and to give students access to Walgreens’ nationwide network of drugstores.
In the past two months, there has been one case of chickenpox and one potential measles exposure at Stanford. Vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella is required for all Stanford students, and vaccination against chickenpox is required for Stanford medical students. While there are no universal vaccination requirements for Stanford faculty and staff, various job-related requirements are based on factors such as patient contact, potential exposure to agents in a lab setting, work with preschoolers and children, and international travel.
Students discussed healthcare with Vaden Health Center Executive Director Jim Jacobs in a heated meeting of the Graduate Student Council (GSC) that ended with no real resolution.
The hike, at between 12 and 15 percent from the last academic year, depending on how many dependents a student has, marks an increase of roughly 80 percent since 2013-2014.
The crisis extends into the ways counseling and psychological services are provided at the University and into the intrinsic nature of graduate education.
Part of an ongoing effort by the University to reform alcohol policy, the Alcohol Solutions Group (ASG) was recently convened and tasked with creating a set of recommendations and a concrete plan to reduce unhealthy drinking habits on Stanford’s campus.
Faculty responses to mental health issues, Stanford’s current lawsuit entanglement and suicide were the center of a Monday night panel discussion on mental health.
Hundreds of emergency contraceptive measures were purchased via a specialized vending machine last year, according to figures released by the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU).