Women Faculty Networking

The Women Faculty Networking Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 12-1:30 pm in the Bing Dining Hall (3rd floor hospital), except when otherwise noted. The Women Faculty Networking group is open to all women faculty and instructors, across all lines. OFDD solicits topics and speakers of interest from women faculty throughout the year. The group comes together for lunch, with 25-40 attendees at each session. Stanford Medicine’s women also receive various career development opportunities announcements throughout the year.

Speakers for the 2018-2019 academic year

Note time change for this session 11:45-1:15


  • Megan Mahoney, MD
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine-Primary Care and Population Health

Note day change to Thursday

  • Laurence Katznelson, MD
  • Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education and Professor, Neurosurgery and of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Medical Director, Pituitary Center at Stanford Hospital and Clinics


Holiday Reception 4:30 - 6:30



  • Reshma Jagsi MD, DPhil
  • Professor and Deputy Chair, Residency Program, Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan



  • Persis Drell, PhD
  • Provost for Stanford University and Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and of Physics


Contact OFDD

To RSVP for a future lunch or if you have any further questions:

Professional Development

Our Women Faculty are encouraged to participate in OFDD’s professional development workshops and leadership programs throughout the year.    

Stanford Women on Boards Initiative

Dear Alumna-

Are you currently serving on a board or do you have previous board experience (corporate, public sector, or non-profit)? If so, you qualify for membership in the Stanford Women on Boards Initiative!  

The Stanford Women on Boards Initiative (SWB) is committed to increasing the representation of Stanford alumnae on corporate and fiduciary boards, increasing Stanford women’s readiness for board service, and further developing the capabilities and influence of Stanford women already on boards. 

A History of Women at Stanford Medicine

If a women wanted to become a doctor in California in the late 1800s, Stanford’s medical school was one of the few she could attend. See this article from Fall 2000 on the history of women at Stanford Medicine.