Stanford Medicine 25 Blog
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.
The Importance of Cultural Competence in Bedside Medicine
Providing quality care at the bedside relies not only on a physician’s medical knowledge, technical skills and compassionate demeanor, but also on respect for a patient’s cultural, racial and ethnic background.
How to Address Monumental Patient Conversations
At some point, every physician will need to share difficult news with a patient. We provide tips and resources to aid physicians as they help patients process bad news.
How Physicians Go Above and Beyond to Promote Patient Healing
Simple acts like holding a patient’s hand or offering a warm blanket can elevate the patient experience in immeasurable ways.
Physical Exam Techniques to Support and Promote Women’s Health
In honor of Women's Health Week, we’ve compiled resources and information related to women’s health for physicians and medical learners.
Combat Physician Burnout with the Joy of Bedside Medicine
Ongoing research has shed light on various tactics to prevent and address physician burnout, including rediscovering the joys of bedside medicine.
Cardiovascular Physical Exams
In honor of American Heart Month, we’ve gathered resources for medical educators and learners to spread knowledge of the cardiovascular system.
Through a Patient’s Eyes: Physicians Reflect on Personal Illness
A few recently published articles shed light on how physicians’ own experiences with illness offered lessons on the importance of humanity, connection and comfort.