Stanford Medicine Newsletter Updates For the Local Community

 

Events

The Stanford Letter Project

Research at Stanford shows that most doctors are reluctant to talk to their patients about what matters most to them in advance life care planning. The Stanford Letter Project, developed by V.J. Periyakoil, MD, a clinical associate professor, will help participants write a simple letter to their doctors about their values, life goals and advance care planning.
Date: Monday, Oct. 30, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Stanford Cancer Center South Bay, 2589 Samaritan Drive, Room 3300A, San Jose
To register: call 669-233-2807.

Advances for Advanced Breast Cancer

Presented by the Cancer Supportive Care Program
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Stanford Health Library, Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, Palo Alto
To register: call 650-725-9456.

Dads of Daughters

Julie Metzger, RN, MN, leads this seminar focused on the developmental changes for girls during puberty and adolescence and the normal challenges that fathers encounter in raising adolescent daughters.
Date: Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto
Fee: $60.
Register online at classes.stanfordchildrens.org.

Preparing for Multiples

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2, noon to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Menlo Corporate Center, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park
Fee: $90.
Register online at classes.stanfordchildrens.org.

Teen Transitions

This new class offers interactive learning and discussion with teens and parents, focusing on relationships with peers, family and others. Topics covered include connection and conflict resolution, respect for self and others, healthy decisions, and family support. Emphasis is on encouraging open communication and respect both within and outside the family.
Date: Saturday, Jan. 20, 3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Menlo Corporate Center, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park
Fee: $60.
Register online at classes.stanfordchildrens.org.

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