Archives for May 2014

Dr. Barry Teaches the Exam of the Foot and Ankle

Thank you to Dr. Michele Barry for leading the Stanford 25 session last week on the foot and ankle exam. Residents were taught the basics of the exam and then practiced on each other. Dr. Barry trained in Rheumatology at Yale and now serves as the Director of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars

Teaching Humility at the Bedside

By Damiana Andonova In 1906, William Osler addressed the University of Minnesota medical students with some moving words. “In these days of aggressive self-assertion, when the stress of competition is so keen and the desire to make the most of oneself so universal, it may seem a little old-fashioned to preach the necessity of humility,

Art and Observation: Stanford 25 Trip to the Cantor Art Museum on Stanford Campus

Recently, the Stanford Medicine 25 team met with Drs. Yeuen Kim, Lars Osterberg and colleagues for a presentation on “Rodin and Physical Examination Skills: Formal Art Education to Improve Visual Observation” at the Stanford University Cantor Museum. In her presentation, Dr. Kim introduced us to the field of medical humanities, and described the many outcomes

Dr. Singh Teaches the Exam of Low Back Pain and Hip Pain

At the last Stanford 25 session, Dr. Baldeep Singh taught the exam of low back pain and hip pain. Dr. Singh is the Clinical Chief of the Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic. Below are some take-home points for the session. When a patient complains of lower back pain, buttock pain, hip pain, etc, the physical exam