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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 

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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.

We are now accepting applications for fellowships in 13 areas of specialization.

Individualized, inclusive and limitless!

Learn more about our four-year residency program in the video above and by visiting our Residency Section.

Learn more about our fellowship program in the video above and by visiting our Fellowship Section.

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.

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