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Vital Signs

Posted on January 8, 2021 by Lina Yamashita, PhD, Program Director

Preview VIA’s First Virtual Exploring Health Care Program

COVID-19 has upended everything we have known, revealing things that many of us had taken for granted prior to the pandemic, from going out to eat to traveling internationally. Here at VIA, we have had to cancel all of our

Posted on August 28, 2017 by Rintaro Yamada

Understanding Challenges of the LGBTQ+ Community

We learned clinical English, patient privacy, USMLE, design thinking, and so on. Especially, LGBTQ+ health issues thinking left a strong impression on me. In the first LGBTQ+ class, our lecturer told us that he had two mothers. I was surprised

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Tamara Solorzano

First Impressions of MED, from the Assistant Director

Hello! My name is Tamara Solorzano and I am the Assistant Program Director for the VIA MED program. My impression of this program on the first week summed up on one word is: engaging. There is nothing complacent about my

Posted on by Keita Morikawa

Insights from Week 1 of MED 2017

Hello everyone, my name is Keita Morikawa. I’m a fourth-year medical student from the University of Tokyo. It’s been almost a week since I came to Stanford. So far, Stanford proved to be one of the best places I know