New Employee Resource Groups launch

Everyone is welcome to participate - you don't need to be a member to attend.

Stanford Medicine is working to build a community where everyone feels valued, celebrated and welcome. To further champion a culture of inclusion, we're launching eight new Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). These groups are voluntary and open to the extended Stanford Medicine community, which includes employees of

  • Stanford School of Medicine,
  • Stanford Health Care,
  • Stanford Children's Health,
  • University Healthcare Alliance, and
  • Valley Health Care.

What is an Employee Resource Group?

Employee resource groups are voluntary, employee-led groups of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences. ERGs are generally based on providing support, enhancing career development, and contributing to personal development in the work environment and external communities. 

Stanford is launching eight new groups:

  • Stanford BEAM (Black Employee Advancement and Mentoring) TEAM (Trust Empowerment Affiliation and Membership) and Allies
  • Asian and Pacific Islander and Allies
  • Emerging Professionals and Allies
  • Latin X and Allies
  • Stanford Medicine Staff Pride and Allies
  • Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) and Allies
  • Women and Allies
  • Working Parents and Allies

You're invited: Upcoming ERG launches

Three of the ERG group have recently launched. The remaining five will launch in July and August. Everyone is welcome to attend the launch events.  You don’t have to be a member of the affinity group to attend. To join one or more groups, follow this link:

ERGs & Allies Executive Sponsor Co-Chair(s) Launch Date Info
Asian, Pacific Islander & Allies Dr. Megan Mahoney Sinthusan Sinnadurai
Dr. Laurice Yang
Paulo Castaneda
Aug. 13
11am - 1pm
Berg Hall

Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) and Allies

Dr. Peter Poullos
Alison Kerr
Caroline Chellamy Aug. 12
11:30am - 1:30pm
Berg Hall

Stanford BEAM TEAM and Allies

Dr. Karen Frush Sharon Hampton
Dr. Elaine Burton
May 9
Emerging Professionals & Allies Dr. Yvonne Maldonado Catherine Krna
Jared Roberts
Aug. 5
11am - 1pm
Berg Hall
Latin X & Allies Dr. Dale Beatty Anna Dapelo-Garcia
Dr. Reena Thomas
June 4

Stanford Medicine Staff Pride and Allies

Eric Yablonka Ann-Marie Yap
Kyle Kovtun
April 25
Women & Allies David Jones Alpa Vyas
Pamela Ratliff
Nilushka Melnick
July 29
11am - 1pm
Berg Hall
Working Parents & Allies Dr. Mary Leonard
Dr. Sri Seshadri
Benjamin Elkins
Dr. Jessica Gold

Aug. 20
Dean's Lawn

Aug. 26
12 - 1pm
SHC Atrium

Aug. 28
SHC Atrium

The content on this page was updated on July 26, 2019.

Join an ERG today!

You don't need to be members of the affinity group to participate. ERGs are like a family. Family events include people who are not directly family, but act as family.

To join one or more groups, follow this link: