Center of Excellence for Diversity in Medical Education (COEDME), Faculty Fellows

July 2020 - June 2021

In order to promote and support the academic development of diverse physician leaders dedicated to health equity through patient care, education, research, and advocacy, the Center of Excellence (COE) grant funds two faculty fellows annually.  Throughout the year, faculty fellows work in collaboration with the COE on their career development and research endeavors.  We are pleased to announce that our 2020-2021 faculty fellows are: Dr. Moises Gallegos and Dr. Felipe de Jesus Perez. 

Moises Gallegos, MD

Faculty Fellow

Dr. Gallegos’ focuses his academic endeavors on the social determinants of health with a key perspective as an Emergency Medicine faculty member at Stanford.  Dr. Gallegos is also the clerkship director for Emergency Medicine and, in this key academic leadership role, oversees medical student teaching, curriculum development, and education.  Dr. Gallegos is also the course director for the Ethnicity and Medicine class for Stanford University undergraduates and medical students.

Felipe de Jesus Perez, MD

Faculty Fellow

Dr. Perez’s academic research has focused on health disparities in pediatric anesthesia clinical care.   Dr. Perez’s impactful efforts in health policy at the California state level has brought together his commitment to patient advocacy, patient safety, resident trainee education, and community outreach.