The virtual gathering brought together about 100 Stanford undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
The handmade signs form neat rows across the grass, each bearing the name and face of a Black person killed by racial violence and police brutality.
The calculator was developed by graduate students in Management Science & Engineering (MS&E) professor David Scheinker’s research group, Systems Utilization Research For (SURF) Stanford Medicine. It supports decision-making at the county-level. A second calculator developed by SURF can be used specifically by hospitals.
Now that the clinics are closed, the director of the Pacific Free Clinic said their patients “likely would be taken up by our county hospital affiliates.”
Now, I’m one of the few students remaining on campus. My state is on strict lockdown orders, and I can leave the house to buy groceries, pick up prescriptions or walk a dog. Absent a dog, I begin to walk myself instead.
Despite the national shortage, a rapid and multi-level response has helped Stanford Hospital maintain a steady supply to front-line workers, according to hospital administrators.