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We teach and promote bedside exam skills to students, residents and healthcare professionals both in person and online.

 For the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. - Peabody

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From the Stanford Medicine 25 Blog

The Stanford Medicine 25 blog hosts cases, stories and announcements from our team. Below is an overview of our most recents posts.

March 23, 2016:

Stanford 25 Skills Symposium 2016 Announced!

Stanford 25 Skills Symposium 2016 Announced!

The Program for Bedside Medicine at Stanford is proud to announce registration is open for the Stanford 25 Skills Symposium 2016!

Date: August 27th and 28th 2016 (Saturday & Sunday)

Location: Stanford University School of Medicine

Visit this link for registration.

April 20, 2016

Shoulder pain and shortness of breath. Shoulder exam is normal. Diagnosis?

April 20, 2016

A 78 year old man with no significant past medical history presents to his primary care physician with 4 days of right shoulder pain. The pain is located over the acromioclavicular joint. The pain is worse at night with lying down and associated with shortness of breath.  He states that the pain is better during the


Will the Healing Touch Go Out the Door With the Stethoscope? 

Will the Healing Touch Go Out the Door With the Stethoscope?

April 19, 2016

As technology advances – putting many valuable tools right in our smartphones and transforming ultrasound machines into portable, handheld devices – some are beginning to question what’s in store for the stethoscope. NPR Health’s “Shots” blog asked recently if the stethoscope was a “timeless tool or outdated relic.” Medical students still use stethoscopes to learn,

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