Announcing Open Registration for

Stanford 25 Skills Symposium

Promoting the Culture of Bedside Medicine


SAVE THE DATE!!! The Program for Bedside Medicine at Stanford is proud to announce dates the Stanford 25 Skills Symposium 2017!

Date: September 29th & 30th (Friday & Saturday)

Location: Stanford University School of Medicine

More to come on this and information for registration. This year we will be offering CME for attending!

NEW! --> You can pre-register by clicking this link. 

Some highlights of our upcoming symposium...

Choose your track... this year we are offering 5 different afternoon tracks to allow you to customize your experience and education. Learn more here

Master Clinician and author Dr. Steve McGee returns and expands on his evidenced-based approach to the bedside exam.

Meet, interact and learn from like-minded clinicians from throughout the US and world who care about the bedside exam as much as you!

And MUCH more!!!

Stanford 25 Skills Symposium

On September 28th & 29th, 2015 we hosted the first annual bedside exam symposium for clinicians and educators. The purpose was to share how we do bedside teaching and allow them to improve upon their bedside exam skills. See below to learn more about this event.

Watch all the videos from the 2015 symposium here.

On stage demonstrations of our methods and specific exam techniques.

Welcome and overview by Dr. Abraham Verghese followed by his bedside exam demonstrations.

Dr. John Kugler demonstrates bedside teaching and providing feedback with students. 

Lecture by Dr. Steve McGee on the evidence in bedside diagnosis followed by his demonstration of teaching at the bedside.

Demonstration of the PACES skills exam as done in the UK by Dr. Andrew Elder and Dr. Junaid Zaman. 

Panel discussion with participants to discuss creating a bedside teaching culture at your institution.

Demonstration of the eye exam and pulsus paradoxus at the bedside by Dr. Errol Ozdalga.

Demontration of the knee exam with Dr. Poonam Hosamani.

Endocrinologist, Dr. Neil Gesundheit shows how he teaches the thyroid exam at the bedside.

Jerome Kassirer, former Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, lectured on the use of clinical images for education.

Participants broke into small groups to practice, teach and create their own bedside exam teaching moments to share with others.

Participants came from 12 countries and all over the United States.