Category: Health at Stanford

Red Folders

Red Folder program helps faculty, staff respond to students in distress

October 24, 2019 5:58 pm
Stanford is continuing to strengthen its framework of support for student mental health and well-being by piloting a new resource through Vaden Health Center. Called the Stanford Red Folder, it serves as a guide to help faculty and staff respond to and assist students in distress. According to John Austin, special assistant for mental health… Read more Red Folder program helps faculty, staff respond to students in distress
Vaden Health Center

Vaden Health Center publishes new edition of Student Health Matters

July 11, 2019 9:00 pm
Vaden Health Center has published the 2019-20 edition of Student Health Matters, the annual guide for students about how to care for their health while at Stanford. With one edition this year for both incoming and returning students, the guide describes the university’s entrance health requirements, the university health insurance requirement, and all policies and… Read more Vaden Health Center publishes new edition of Student Health Matters

Stanford cancels classes because of air quality concerns

November 16, 2018 4:11 pm
In the message below to the campus community on Thursday, Nov. 15, Provost Persis Drell explained the decision to cancel classes at Stanford today, Friday, Nov. 16, because of air quality concerns. Since that time, the Big Game against Cal has been rescheduled to Dec. 1 because of air quality concerns. Learn more about the Big… Read more Stanford cancels classes because of air quality concerns

Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu

October 9, 2018 10:05 pm
Stanford makes it easy for students and other members of the university community to get vaccinated for the flu. Dr. Robyn Tepper explains why. Why should students get the flu shot? Perhaps the better question is why would anyone pass up the chance to prevent an illness with a fever of 102 to 103 degrees… Read more Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu
Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost Susie Brubaker-Cole talks about Stanford's students

May 4, 2018 11:39 am
Seven months ago, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole left Oregon State University to return to Stanford, where she served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education from 1999 to 2008 and as a resident fellow. Today, she oversees more than 25 offices and centers that offer resources, advising and support to 16,000 Stanford… Read more Vice Provost Susie Brubaker-Cole talks about Stanford's students

Cardinal Care announces rates for the 2018-19 academic year

March 13, 2018 3:23 pm
Vaden Health Center has announced the Cardinal Care rates for the 2018-2019 academic year. Cardinal Care, administered by Health Net of California, will continue as an annual coverage plan in 2018-2019. This means that acknowledgement of enrollment in the plan (or default enrollment in the absence of timely acknowledgement), OR waiver of enrollment, in a… Read more Cardinal Care announces rates for the 2018-19 academic year
Brianna Booth

Sexual violence prevention programs continue evolving, expanding

November 3, 2017 11:43 am
It was as a junior last fall, attending a New Student Orientation session as a resident assistant, that Eisa Al-Shamma realized the power of storytelling in fostering healthier relationships. The session, called Beyond Sex Ed, featured Stanford students sharing personal stories with the university’s newest undergraduates. The stories focused on dating, coming out, early sexual… Read more Sexual violence prevention programs continue evolving, expanding
Robyn Tepper

What happens when a Stanford student gets sick?

August 28, 2017 11:43 am
Robyn Tepper, a clinical assistant professor who has been medical director at Stanford’s Vaden Health Center since 1997, talks about how the university becomes aware of students who might be ill and offers advice to parents and guardians about how best to help their students stay healthy at Stanford. What happens when a Stanford student… Read more What happens when a Stanford student gets sick?
Student Health Matters

Student Health Matters describes Vaden services

July 27, 2017 12:09 pm
The 2017-18 edition of Student Health Matters for Returning Students, Vaden Health Center’s guide to student health at Stanford is available online. Parents are encouraged to read it, as well as students. The guide covers such issues as what care is provided at Vaden under the health fee, how to choose the right health insurance… Read more Student Health Matters describes Vaden services
Persis Drell

Provost reports on Title IX process

May 31, 2017 10:00 am
Earlier this year, I said I would provide a progress report to the Stanford community this spring on the first year of the Student Title IX Process, our new pilot process for hearing cases of sexual harassment, stalking, relationship violence and sexual violence involving students. I’m writing now to do that. This is the first… Read more Provost reports on Title IX process