Professional Development and Leadership


  • Academic Career Prep

    The Preparing for Faculty Careers course is designed for advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from any discipline who are considering a faculty career.

  • Cultural Considerations Workshop Series

    The Cultural Considerations in the Biomedical Workplace series serves to encourage members of the Stanford Medicine community to have dialogues about topics related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

  • Leadership in Health Disparities Program

    The Leadership in Health Disparities Program (LHDP) promotes academic careers in medicine among minority and disadvantaged medical students and creates the next generation of physician leaders to address health disparities.

  • McCormick Distinguished Lecture

    The McCormick Distinguished Lecture Series highlights the accomplishments of distinguished women in the fields of medicine and science.

  • Non-Native Speaker Classes

    The Advanced English Skills for Non-Native Speakers series has 4 courses taught in small, intensive classes offered throughout the year designed to refine the proficiency and fluency in academic speaking and writing.

  • Question, Persuade, Refer Institute (QPR)

    To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.

  • First Gen Mentorship Program

    The 1st Generation Mentorship Program's goal is to provide first-generation students with broadened academic and professional networking opportunities and advocacy through continued mentorship.

  • AAMC Early-Career and Mid-Career Minority Faculty Professional Development Seminar

    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity provides support for selected Stanford faculty to attend AAMC leadership programs throughout the academic year.

  • AAMC Early-Career and Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity provides support for selected Stanford faculty to attend AAMC leadership programs throughout the academic year.

  • SoLID Mentorship Program

    The Solidarity, Leadership, Inclusion, Diversity (SoLID) Mentorship program connects biosciences students with faculty who can provide additional mentorship to guide and support students on issues that may be largely outside of their research.

  • Mentoring in Research

    This two-day workshop provides hands-on training to improve the mentoring skills of participants. We will shed light on your mentoring style, and provide feedback for how to interact with mentees and mentors of differing styles.

  • Teaching Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

    In this interactive workshop, participants engage in a common experience as the basis for discussing how some students may experience science learning environments differently from one another.

  • Staff Mentorship Program

    The Staff Mentorship Program pairs experienced staff members with staff interested in developing their professional skills and in exploring other careers within the School of Medicine.