We are an award-winning innovation laboratory.

Our projects span education, clinical informatics, and mobile computing in medicine. No matter what we do, we aim to innovate user-centered solutions to healthcare IT. Our work has been honored by funding and awards from the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, IARS, Society for Technology in Anesthesia, and Medicine 2.0 among others.

  • Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.
    Dieter Rams
  • Don't design for everyone. It's impossible. All you end up doing is designing something that makes everyone unhappy.
    Leisa Reichelt
  • Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.
    Salvador Dali
  • Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.
    Pablo Picasso

Our work says a lot about us. Passion drives our approach.

We're physicians. We are passionate about medicine at the intersection of emerging health information technologies. We seek to create IT solutions to improve medical education, healthcare practice, and the engagement of patients in their own care.

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Stanford Medicine X

Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be …

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CogAids

We are interested in how the design of medical information influences the way people use medical checklists in patient care. We believe that design matters. We believe that good design can improve adoption and use of …

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Stanford 25

This week, the Stanford Anesthesia Informatics and Media Lab (AIM) released a new iPad application as part of the Stanford Medicine 25 initiative, a series of hands-on workshops teaching 25 essential techniques for examining patients.

Crisis Code

Healthcare professionals are required to handle medical emergencies and crises. Yet, many of these healthcare providers are not always knowledgeable about teamwork and evidence-based techniques for managing a medical crisis. This web- and tablet-based course will …

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StanMed iOS App

Stanford StanMed is an iPad app designed to be used by Stanford medical students, residents, fellows and faculty. We intend StanMed to be used in the classroom and at the bedside. Stanford StanMed will provide …

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START

The ACGME has recommended that anesthesia residency programs integrate the internship year with the 3-year anesthesia training period. Because not all of our Stanford Anesthesia interns participate in an integrated clinical base …

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Publications + Talks

The Stanford AIM lab seeks to produce generalizable new knowledge about how best to use health information technologies to improve medical education, clinical care and research. You can find a list of our recent publications …

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STARTprep

STARTprep is an extension of the AIM Lab’s successful START program. START – Successful Transition to Anesthesia Residency Training, is a year-long program during internship designed to help incoming residents feel more prepared to begin …

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anesthesiaillustrated

Anesthesia Illustrated was conceived as a global open access initiative to disseminate high quality educational content and learning objects to anesthesia educators around the world. Our focus is on high-quality multimedia-based visual educational content. Our …

We have worked with faculty and leaders from

A fellowship to prepare physicians to lead healthcare innovation.

The Stanford AIM Lab offers one of the only anesthesia informatics programs in the country and provides a flexible path to train physicians to lead healthcare innovation. More information here.

We have a team of truly awesome folk. We love working together.

The AIM lab consists of a multidisciplinary group of individuals that bring unique talents and skills to our projects. This group of diverse individuals are crucial to the success of our projects.

  • Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.
    Dieter Rams
  • Don't design for everyone. It's impossible. All you end up doing is designing something that makes everyone unhappy.
    Leisa Reichelt
  • Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.
    Salvador Dali
  • Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.
    Pablo Picasso

Hear about what we're up to lately. It is all good.