Researchers Test COVID-19 Antibody Drug
Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine leads Stanford Medicine's participation in a multisite clinical trial testing antibodies designed to block the coronavirus from infecting human cells and shorten the course of the illness. Learn more
Health Equity Curriculum
Italo Brown, MD, MPH, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine has been named Health Equity and Social Justice Curriculum Lead for Stanford School of Medicine and will help guide efforts to incorporate equity content into the Stanford medical school curriculum.
COVID-19 Online Training for Healthcare Workers
Our Stanford Emergency Medicine International developed a multi-lingual online training to recognize, stabilize and treat COVID-19, featuring 20 Stanford EM physicians. Learn more.
Holly Caretta-Weyer, MD Receives $1.25M Medical Education AMA Grant
The AMA is providing $1.25M over five years to Holly Caretta-Weyer, MD and Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine as part of their Reimagining Residency program aimed at promoting systemic change in emergency medicine training. Learn more
EM Innovation Podcast
Dan Imler, MD has launched a new Stanford Emergency Medicine Innovation (StEMI) podcast focused on cutting edge ideas and technology in the ED. Guests include:
- John Martin, MD of Butterfly Network, Inc.
- Rod Altman, MD of Wells Fargo Healthcare Group
- Pat Basu, MD of Cancer Treatment Centers
- Joseph Huang of Stanford-StartX Fund
Diversity & Inclusion
Unique perspectives, experiences, and values add dimension to our mission, and we actively seek and celebrate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work
Chair Andra L. Blomkalns, MD and Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD demonstrate people can be taught to do their own nasal swab for accurate COVID-19 testing.
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.
Top banner image of our 2020 Interns is courtesy of resident Paige Ruiz, MD.