Fall 2020 Newsletter

Notable upcoming events, news and resources recently added to the OFDD site.

Upcoming Fall Quarter Events

LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking Reception


Please join us with special guests Leslee Subak, MD, Chair of OB/GYN, James Lock, MD, PhD, Associate Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Chair of Stanford Medicine's LGBTQ+ Diversity Cabinet Sub-Committee and Jose Vilches-Moure, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor and Chair-Elect of Stanford Medicine's LGBTQ+ Diversity Cabinet Sub-Committee.Although all faculty can attend, this virtual event is being held as a safe space dedicated for Stanford Medicine faculty members who identify as LGBTQ+ to network with fellow colleagues. The event will provide an opportunity for faculty to meet one another as well as to hear from faculty members within the LGBTQ+ community who are spearheading a number of exciting initiatives across Stanford Medicine. September 17, 2020, 5:00-6:00pm via Zoom.


Women Faculty Networking: Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH

Dr. Mendoza is emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs. He received the Stanford’s President’s Award for Excellence through Diversity  and the JE Wallace Sterling Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.


Faculty Fireside Chats Series: Medical Faculty Excellence in an Era of Social Justice Activism

This series is a new program sponsored by our Offices of Academic Affairs and of Faculty Development and Diversity. We will kick off this year's series with Lloyd Minor, MD and Bonnie Maldonado, MD, October 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom. Topic: "Where we are today and where we want to go".


Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum

Join us for Stanford Medicine's Third Annual LGBTQ+ Forum. This Forum is centered on the theme of intersectionality in recognition that now more than ever, it is imperative to prioritize an inclusive and equitable community for intersectional LGBTQ+ groups. The featured keynote speaker will be Jonathan Lassiter, PhD, co-editor of Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. Dr. Lassiter and a panel of featured Stanford community members will share both personal and professional experiences related to this theme. The audience will have an opportunity to interact with the speakers through a live Q&A and polling. October 7, 2020, 3:30-6:00pm via Zoom.


Creating Compelling Virtual Presentations

GSB Instructor, Matt Abrahams will lead us in this 90-minute workshop on the techniques and best practices for presenters to deal with the fear of forgetting what they intend to say and having their audience forget what they heard so they can effectively deliver presentations audiences remember. October 26, 2020 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.


Women Faculty Networking: Karen Frush, MD 

Karen Frush, MD, is the Chief Quality Officer at Stanford Health Care.  She is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in the Stanford University School of Medicine.  She also serves as the Co-Executive Director of the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.


Working with Marginalized Trainees

In this 60-minute session, we will learn from GME and PhD Leaders, Carmin Powell, Lahia Yemane, Latishya Steele and Jennifer Cohen, about the needs and experiences of marginalized trainees. November 17, 2020 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.  


Women Faculty Networking: Sara Singer, PhD

Sara Singer, MBA, PhD, is Professor of Medicine and Organizational Behavior (by courtesy) at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Dr. Singer studies health care teams and organizations to understand how leaders and policymakers can improve the safety and quality of health care delivery through changes in institutional culture, leadership, organization design, and team dynamics. Wednesday,  December 2, 2020 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.


Faculty Fireside Chats Series: Medical Faculty Excellence in an Era of Social Justice Activism

Session 2 features Fernando Mendoza, MPH, MD, December 8, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm, via Zoom.
Topic: “The history of Minority affairs at Stanford and the School of Medicine”.

Resources

BLM Resources for Faculty
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity lists support resources specific to Faculty. Click here for more information.

Faculty Staff Help Center
The Stanford Faculty Staff Help Center offers professional and confidential counseling for individuals, couples and families to address both work and personal issues. Click here for more information.

Office of Science Outreach
The Stanford Office of Science Outreach (OSO) website serves as a portal to help the community discover the hundreds of exciting outreach activities, projects, and programs designed to inform and excite the public about science. Please click here for more information.

Diversity Liaisons
The School of Medicine Clinical Department Chairs have appointed representatives to liaise between the Chairs, members of their specific department and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity to assist with faculty concerns, ideas and the advancement of excellence at Stanford School of Medicine. To find out who your department liaison is, please click here.

Minority Faculty Networking Luncheons
OFDD hosts lunch with a small group of minority faculty monthly to discuss research and clinical interests, faculty development concerns, and career advice across lines and ranks while providing an opportunity for faculty to get to know each other across different departments and specialties within Stanford. If you are interested in attending a luncheon, contact Kathleen Victor (kvictor@stanford.edu).

Unconscious Bias in Medicine Online Course
OFDD developed this free CME activity which provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace. Case studies will explore everyday examples of unconscious bias and provide bias busting strategies to enable learners to understand how to bring the content into their own unique environments. Click here to take the course.

One-On-One Grant Mentoring
OFDD's Senior Advisor for Faculty Development, Dr. Laure Aurelian, offers one-on-one grant mentoring for faculty. Please contact Dr. Laure Aurelian (laurea@stanford.edu) directly for more information.

Dr. Irving Kessler, who has conducted epidemiology-based studies for many years is also available to assist faculty members in assuring that their proposals meet the standards of epidemiology in patient selection, study conduct, and outcome determination. Please contact Dr. Kessler (isarke01@stanford.edudirectly for more information.

News and Announcements

TMA Fall Mentoring Skills Workshop Series

The Mentoring Skills workshops are designed to enhance participants' effectiveness in mentoring trainees. Designed as a multi-part series, each session introduces new content while building on the previous session's learnings to support participants' development as mentors. September 15, 22, and 29, 9:00-10:30am. Learn more and register.

Antiracism Book Club
This is a media-based discussion group geared toward Stanford Health affiliates, students, staff, and faculty. The group meets once a month to explore issues relevant to racism in medicine through the written word and videos, and is always open to new members. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University School of Medicine. September 18, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm via zoom. Learn more and register.

Save the Date: Stanford Medicine's Diversity Week
Join us in celebrating Stanford Medicine's Diversity Week, sponsored by the Office of Diversity in Medical Education. October 5-9, 2020. More information.

Stanford Medicine's 3rd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum
This event will be an enriching opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents, students, postdocs, staff and community members to learn tools and strategies to enable you to become an effective change agent for diversity, equity and inclusion in medical education. October 9, 2020, 8:00am-1:30pm via zoom. More information and  registration.

Save the Date: October Disability Town Hall
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, join the Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) for a first of its kind StanfordMed LIVE event focused on disability. Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, disabilities, health conditions, and illness impact not only our patients but also all of us, both personally and as members of the Stanford Medicine community. Stanford Medicine leadership will share information, answer questions, and engage in a roundtable discussion about the state of disability at Stanford and how best to support faculty, staff, and students living with disability and chronic illness. We encourage our community to submit questions and comments here to be shared broadly with the Stanford Medicine community. The same link can be used to request any accommodations needed for the livestream. October 15, 2020 at 12:00-1:00pm, Via Zoom. Information and details will be available soon.

Resources

BLM Resources for Faculty
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity lists support resources specific to Faculty.  More information.

Faculty Staff Help Center
The Stanford Faculty Staff Help Center offers professional and confidential counseling for individuals, couples and families to address both work and personal issues. More information.

Office of Science Outreach
The Stanford Office of Science Outreach (OSO) website serves as a portal to help the community discover the hundreds of exciting outreach activities, projects, and programs designed to inform and excite the public about science.  More information.

Diversity Liaisons
The School of Medicine Clinical Department Chairs have appointed representatives to liaise between the Chairs, members of their specific department and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity to assist with faculty concerns, ideas and the advancement of excellence at Stanford School of Medicine. Find out who your department liaison is.

Minority Faculty Networking Luncheons
OFDD hosts lunch with a small group of minority faculty monthly to discuss research and clinical interests, faculty development concerns, and career advice across lines and ranks while providing an opportunity for faculty to get to know each other across different departments and specialties within Stanford. If you are interested in attending a luncheon, contact Kathleen Victor (kvictor@stanford.edu).

Unconscious Bias in Medicine Online Course
OFDD developed this free CME activity which provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace. Case studies will explore everyday examples of unconscious bias and provide bias busting strategies to enable learners to understand how to bring the content into their own unique environments. Take the course.

One-On-One Grant Mentoring
OFDD's Senior Advisor for Faculty Development, Dr. Laure Aurelian, offers one-on-one grant mentoring for faculty. Please contact Dr. Laure Aurelian (laurea@stanford.edu) directly for more information.

Dr. Irving Kessler, who has conducted epidemiology-based studies for many years is also available to assist faculty members in assuring that their proposals meet the standards of epidemiology in patient selection, study conduct, and outcome determination. Please contact Dr. Kessler (isarke01@stanford.edudirectly for more information.

Contact OFDD

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