The new Pediatric Emergency Department melds expert care with child-centered space

The new Stanford Medicine Pediatric Emergency Department opened in August 10, offering a bright, light-filled space abounding with images of nature and interactive installations designed to calm both patients and parents and to reflect the design of Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. Read more.

Pediatric Emergency Department Recognized for Comprehensive Care

Santa Clara County recognized Stanford’s pediatric emergency department for its ability to handle a broad spectrum of medical emergencies in young patients. Read more

Multilingual Online COVID Training

Our faculty developed a multi-lingual online training to help providers worldwide recognize, stabilize and treat COVID-19. 

Making COVID-19 Testing More Accessible

Our recent trials demonstrate people can do their own nasal swabs for accurate COVID-19 testing. 

Using Technology to Connect

With iPad, COVID-19 patients see the caregiver behind the mask

New Innovation Podcast

The Stanford Emergency Medicine Innovation (StEMI) podcast features Dan Imler, MD interviewing leaders and innovators in EM. 

Transforming the World Through Precision EM

In our recent magazine, Stanford Emergency Medicine details a new approach to individualized acute care - Precision Emergency Medicine. Read more

Testing COVID Antibodies

Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA leads clinical trial testing of antibodies designed to block the coronavirus from infecting human cells.

Racial Gaps in Residencies

According to a new study from Christopher Bennett, MD and Maame Yaa Yiadom, MD the lack of Black and Latino medical residents has shown little improvement.

LGBTQ+ Healthcare Training

Michael Gisondi, MD and partners launch "Teaching LGBTQ+ Health’ Course: Training a New Generation of Affirming Health Providers and Educators"

The 5 Types of Concussions

Explore Angela Lumba-Brown, MDs groundbreaking work on TBI sub-types and treatments.

A New Sepsis Test

Samuel Yang, MD is developing a rapid and lower-cost method of testing and diagnosis of infections. 

Where COVID Walks In

Creating resilience in the emergency department - Andra Blomkalns, MD shares how the ED crew has prevailed during COVID-19. 

In The News

Recent Awards & Honors

Stanford's Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department has achieved a Level Two Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation by ACEP in recognition of best practices in caring for our older population.

Al'ai Alvarez, MD has been recognized with the inaugural 2022 John Levin Excellence in Leadership Award.

Alfredo Urdaneta, MD received a Society of Critical Care Medicine 2022 Presidential Citation Award for extraordinary contributions of time, energy, and resources to the field.

Drs. Sam Yang and Paul Bollyky (Infectious Diseases) received an NIH grant for “Circulating Bacteriophages for the Diagnosis of Sepsis.”