Strive, thrive and take five

The science of well-being

In the circle

American Indians and Stanford researchers come together to prevent diabetes

Recent and Relevant

Inside Stanford Medicine

Magazine scores Emmy nomination

Major kudos for "A strange relativity," our video on neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi’s shifting perception of time while living with terminal cancer.

Inside Stanford Medicine

The case for flesh is weak

A preventive-medicine expert explains why the USDA Dietary Guidelines shouldn't tout meat.

From the Archives

To save a life

The puzzle solver

A renowned geneticist races to unravel the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome, the disease that’s killing his son.

Where have all the microbes gone?

Gut bust

The troubling drop in intestinal-microbe diversity among denizens of industrialized societies, and what we can do about it.

Breaking the silence

Overflowing lives

Urinary incontinence is commonplace and life-altering, yet people go decades without talking about it with their closest friends or even their own doctor.

An unusual offer


Even though there was nothing Danah and John Jewett could do for their child, there was something they could do for others.

Other Issues

Stanford Medicine magazine is published four times a year, and each issue focuses on a specific topic.

Spring 2016


Ties that heal

Winter 2016

Precision health

On medicine's frontier

Fall 2015


The road ahead