featured programming

Frank Longo, MD, PhD (photo credit: Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service)


Hear from Stanford's leading medical experts on the latest in stem cells and aging, concussions, brain health, pain management, and an array of women's health topics from heart health to cancer prevention and treatment.

Pavilion Guest


Research health topics, check out Stanford's Life Flight helicopter, meet our PAWs canine team, ask an expert your health question, participate in healthy nutrition demonstrations, and learn about the new Stanford Hospital project.

Med School 101

med school morning

Are you a high school student thinking about a career in medicine? Spend a morning in class at Stanford's Med School Morning learning more about medical school and where a career in medicine could take you.

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health matters will take place at Stanford University School of Medicine campus.

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA


Capacity for the talks is limited and pre-registration is strongly suggested. Online registration deadline: May 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PDT. After this date, you can only register for the talks on-site.

Health Talks – We encourage you to arrive early to check in at the pre-registration area. Your selection of a particular talk does not guarantee admittance. Talks are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register here.

Health Pavilion – A collection of exhibits featuring interactive, hands-on attractions and activities for the whole family. A series of nutritional talks will be offered throughout the day; check the program for times. Open 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No registration necessary.

Med School Morning – Thank you for your interest in attending Med School Morning at Health Matters, Stanford Medicine's Community Health Day! Due to a robust response, Med School Morning has reached maximum capacity. We invite you to register for the Health Talks and visit the Health Pavilion on May 14!

bring a healthy appetite!

Make sure to arrive early for a complimentary Philz coffee! Quantities are limited. Water will be provided throughout the day. Delicious breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase from our Food Truck Roundup! Breakfast from Capelo's Barbecue will be served from 9-10 a.m. and lunch from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch food truck options include Capelo's Barbecue, El Porteño, SAJJ Mediterranean, Sanguchon, and Little Green Cyclo.