Stanford Medicine 25 Blog
The Significance of Small Gestures at the Patient Bedside
Textbooks rightly emphasize the importance of diagnostic and treatment skills, but we also believe it’s vital not to lose sight of the big impact that small gestures can have.
Janet Tillman's Life as SP and GTA
In her roles as a standardized patient (SP) and gynecological teaching associate (GTA), Janet Tillman has helped medical students learn how to conduct exams as well as master other basic skills including patient interaction, diagnoses, and more.
Promoting Inclusive Care at the Patient Bedside
Creating a clinical environment that is inclusive, welcoming and comfortable for individuals of all backgrounds is an important component of the patient experience.
Bringing Tidings of Comfort and Joy to the Patient Bedside
The ability to conjure feelings of comfort and joy plays an important role at the patient bedside, especially during difficult times.
Communication Strategies to Help Physicians Lead Meaningful Patient Conversations
Let’s take a closer look at how physicians can transition into substantive discussions through simple yet effective communication strategies that encourage conversation, transparency and partnership.
7th Time's a Charm: The 2022 Stanford 25 Skills Symposium
On September 30-Oct 1, Stanford 25 hosted its 7th Annual Skills Symposium, an event that brings together medical educators from around the world to foster clinical teaching skills.
How Physicians Can Help Promote Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve gathered resources to help physicians identify signs of prostate cancer at the bedside.