1:2:1 Podcast : Administration

  • Hannah Valantine on the school's diversity progress

    In this podcast, Hannah Valantine, senior associate dean for diversity and leadership, describes Stanford's diversity progress in recent years and why medical schools should mirror the populations of the patients they serve.


  • Stanford medical school's new leader

    Lloyd Minor, MD, became dean of the School of Medicine on Dec. 1, and has been on campus getting to know Stanford since September. An otolaryngologist who specializes in the diseases of the inner ear, he spent the past 19 years at Johns Hopkins University and became provost in 2009. In that role, he implemented initiatives that strengthened science education, increased interdisciplinary scholarship and bolstered diversity. In this podcast, Minor discusses what he has learned about Stanford over the last few months, what he values in himself and other people, and where health care is headed as new reforms become reality.


  • The legacy of Philip Pizzo

    On Dec. 1, Philip Pizzo, MD, ends a remarkable 12-year tenure as dean of the Stanford School of Medicine. He’s passing on the leadership of a school that has experienced a rebirth of sorts. Collaborations between basic scientists and clinicians have been strengthened, the faculty has become more diverse and the school has seen its biggest building boom since it moved to the Stanford campus from San Francisco in 1959. In this podcast, he talks about his accomplishments and what’s next as he prepares to hand off the school’s leadership to Lloyd Minor, MD.


  • Hannah Valantine on diversity

    As senior associate dean for diversity and leadership, Hannah Valantine, MD, wants to help develop a more-inclusive faculty at the School of Medicine and to ensure that all faculty members have the resources they need to become leaders. In this podcast, Valantine discusses the Office of Diversity and Leadership at Stanford and why she believes a broad range of viewpoints and backgrounds can help solve the challenging problems of medicine as well as translate research findings into effective treatments that benefit the entire patient population.


  • Dean Pizzo on the Li Ka Shing Center

    The future of Stanford's medical education has arrived and it's housed inside the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge.