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Caregiving During COVID-19

Stanford Health Care Caregiver Center cofounders Amy Yotopoulos and Charisse Lee discuss:  ways to encourage and foster connection, recognize and focus on what can be controlled, learn and practice ways to cope, and available caregiving resources.


Amy Yotopoulos, MHA, MS, Program Manager, Stanford Caregiver Center and Charisse Lee, J.D., Senior Consultant, Stanford Caregiver Center

How to Prevent a Heart Attack (In Those with Heart Disease)

This talk is for people who have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease, angina, or who have had stents or bypass surgery and want to prevent a heart attack.


David J. Maron, MD, Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center; Director, Preventive Cardiology

Diseases of the Thyroid

Kaniksha Desai, MD, ECNU provides an overview of the primary conditions that affect the thyroid and their treatments. This includes thyroid nodules, cancer, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism.


Kaniksha Desai, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Endocrinology

Palliative Medicine, Hospice Care, and the End of Life Options Act

Grant Smith, MD, explains palliative medicine and how it helps patients with life threatening illnesses. He addresses the differences between palliative care and hospice care and when each is appropriate, as well as explaining the End of Life Options Act.


Grant Smith, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor – Primary Care and Population Health

Living Better with Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, often called AFib or AF, is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. An arrhythmia is when the heart beats too slowly, too fast, or in an irregular way. This talk addresses the diagnosis and treatments available for atrial fibrillation and the ways in which people can live better with this condition.


Paul Wang, MD, Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering (by courtesy). Director, Stanford Arrhythmia Service

Bryant Y. Lin, MD, MSEng Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine. Training Director, Joe and Linda Chlapaty DECIDE Center at Stanford University. Co-Director, Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) at Stanford

Diagnosing Complex and Mystery Conditions: Stanford's Consultative Medicine Approach

Unexplained symptoms and mystery medical conditions are challenging for patients, their loved ones, and their providers alike. Hear Stanford doctors shed light on the long and difficult diagnostic journey that many face and explain how doctors at the Stanford Consultative Clinic are working as a team to help patients pursue an accurate diagnosis.


Justin Lotfi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine – Primary Care and Population Health

Linda Geng, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine – Primary Care and Population Health

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