The second annual Stanford University Community Day will feature dozens of displays from various medical center departments. The April 6 event, free and open to the public, takes place on the central campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Among the medical center exhibitors at Community Day will be a group that crafts handmade quilts such as the ones above for infants in Packard’s neonatal intensive care unit. Photo: Robert Dicks
Following is a handful of the booths and displays that will be presented by the School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital — and don’t forget: games, contests, giveaways and health screenings will be available to people of all ages at no cost:
• BrainStorm (interactive multimedia computer program to teach about neuro-anatomy)
• simPYSIO from the Virtual Labs Project (interactive program to teach about physiology)
• Lane Medical Library (electronic library research resources plus brain and skull models for kids and "anatomy aprons" for kids to wear)
• Stanford Health Library (resources for consumer-health information)
• LPCH Safe Kids (bicycle helmet fittings and gunlock distribution)
• NICU Quilting Project (handmade quilts for children in intensive care)
• Teenage Health Resources Line (24/7 telephone support for teens)
• Asian Liver Center (resources to promote liver health in Aisan populations)
• SHC Trauma (safety and injury prevention plus child ID cards)
• LifeFlight (the rescue helicopter will be on the ground for a close look).
Stanford Report, March 19, 2003