The mission of the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is to transform healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery.

Dr. Sam Yang is exploring a new testing platform that would analyze genetic sequences within the bacteria and cellular response to antibiotics to make a targeted sepsis diagnosis - cutting diagnosis from days to hours.

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Chair Andra Blomkalns, MD and Drs. Alexei Wagner and Kimberly Schertzer discuss novel approaches to teambuilding in a recent Stanford Medicine article.


With the opening of a new hospital, Stanford now offers separate adult, pediatric emergency departments.

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Michael Bresler, MD reflects on his efforts to ensure emergency healthcare for all.

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Grand Rounds - February 12
Why EM is the Natural Leader in the New Healthcare World

Cherri D. Hobgood, MD
Rolly McGrath Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

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