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New Stanford Hospital

Ten years and $2 billion. But really it is much more than that. I was in the new Emergency Department last night touring and sharing stories from 1991 when we brought on the first eight residents to our

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Recommended Reading

I want to give a big shout out an important book entitled How Your Story Can Set You Free, written by Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen. Heather is the niece of a very good friend, who writes that

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Hail to the (Fire) Chief!

It is my pleasure to belatedly welcome Woodside Fire Chief Rob Lindner to his new leadership role for the Woodside Fire Protection District. Chief Lindner has been a member of the Woodside community for many years,  starting in

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The Scott Foundation

The Village Doctor is honored to work with real movers and shakers in Silicon Valley, wonderful and inspiring people really working to change the world. It has been my privilege to highlight some of these individuals here in

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Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer

Once again, this June brings PanCAN’s annual “Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer”, and once again, I am proud to throw TVD’s support behind Cathy Quon, who has bravely and steadfastly supported PanCAN over these many years. Please help

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The Samburu Project Walk for Water

The Samburu Project is again coordinating a Walk for Water, and is supported by many members of our Woodside community including Bob and Martha Falkenberg and Matt and Doretta Bonner. Why help? Enable women in Africa to have

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Community Stars

I am again delighted to share more world changing work by my friends, Tad and Dianne Taube. This month the El Camino Hospital Foundation announced that Tad and Dianne Taube and Mary and Doug Scrivner have committed $10

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The Village Square

Namaste! In January, my “Village Square” was expanded beyond our usual Village Doctor network as I found myself at 18,000’ in the Himalaya. Wow, indeed. But relevant to the reach of The Village Doctor, and beyond the usual

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Understanding Conflict

Conflict and You My friend Meredith Robertson of The Courage to Become writes, “Conflict of any kind is difficult. Love, work, familial…you name it, it all hurts. It makes us doubt ourselves, question our reality, and wonder if

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The Village Square

Namaste! In January, my “Village Square” was expanded beyond our usual Village Doctor network as I found myself at 18,000’

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