News, Events & Presentations Archives
Meet NuLeaf: a new mobile application specifically geared towards providing low-income Californians with nutritional guidance and meal planning services. The mobile application was developed by a team of five Stanford students working to increase nutritional health for low-income communities in California.
Health Equity Champion
Congratulations to Dr. Fernando Mendoza (Principal Investigator of COE) who was recently awarded the Health Equity Champion by the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity in the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Dr. Mendoza has devoted his entire career to reducing healthcare disparities and increasing diversity in the health workforce, and we salute him!
Neurosurgery Scholarship and Physicians Medical Forum Scholarship awardee
Congratulations to Marc Carmichael - Delmar C. Sanders, M.D.
Photo courtesy of Physicians Medical Forum and the Sinkler Miller Foundation.
Congratulations to the following “Making Healthier Communities Our Civic Responsibility” Symposium poster session winners.
- Spotlight Award: 100 Citizens
- Promising Public Health Partnership: Cardiology Awareness and Resources for Everyone
- Model Community-Engaged Research Initiative: Evaluating the Lived Experiences of Male Day Laborers in Oakland, California
- Promising Educational Program: Exploring Science and Writing for Sheltered Youth
- Emerging Research in Health and Wellness: What is Narrative Medicine and How does it Benefit Patients, Providers and Communities?
Congratulations to Keith Glover on winning the Herbert Nickens Award.
The 2013 Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship and Medical Student Scholarship recipients were recognized for their outstanding leadership in efforts to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care at the AAMC's Annual Meeting on Nov. 4, 2013 at the Future Leaders of Academic Medicine Session. Keith Glover, Stanford University School of Medicine was one of the medical student award recipients.
Latina student founded national, online mentoring program
Stephanie Bravo, a former mentee in the COE Mentorship Program and a former medical student from the University of California-Irvine, started StudentMentor.org, an educational non-profit that connects students and mentors all over the country through the internet. Its stunning growth caught the attention of President Obama, who recently invited her to the White House for a talk.
September 7, 2017
This month the journal Science published an article regarding DACA or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The article focuses on how protecting unauthorized immigrant mothers improves their children’s mental health. You can review article here (PDF).
DACA IN SCIENCE
Stanford Community College Summer Program Webinar
February 21, 2017
Looking for an amazing summer opportunity? Learn about the Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program, how to apply, and what some of our program alumni are doing. Do you plan to apply? Get your questions answered BEFORE you submit your application by joining this help session and informational workshop. Registration required and completed summer program applications must be submitted by March 1, 2017.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY MINORITY MEDICAL ALLIANCE CONFERENCE
November 13, 2017
Over 500 pre medical students and over 40 exhibitors representing various medical schools from around the country attended the 27th annual Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance Conference (SUMMA) on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Various workshops were offered to pre medical students considering careers in medicine and health care professions. In addition, inspirational presentations are given by Stanford medical students titled "Faces of Our Community".
Current Stanford medical students volunteer shared their personal stories about their pathway to medicine. Our hope is that others can identify with some part of each story and find the inspiration to go forward on their own path.
Register early as the conference sells out every year. Learn more about the SUMMA conference.
“Making Healthier Communities our Civic Responsibility” Civic Engagement Symposium.
The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education will host the 2nd annual multi-disciplinary Civic Engagement Symposium and Poster Session focused on improving health in our communities on Saturday, June 24, 2017.
May 25, 2017
On Thursday, May 25, 2017, The Child Health and Immigration Summit took place at Stanford University. The conference focused on health issues affecting today's children of immigrants. Please see video link for conference sessions.
Reflections on Diversity at Stanford School of Medicine
January 25, 2017
Dr. Fernando Sanchez Mendoza recently gave a ground rounds presentation on Wednesday January 25. The title of his presentation was “Reflections on Diversity at Stanford School of Medicine”. Dr. Mendoza is a Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs at Stanford University School of Medicine.
"The Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare in Puerto Rico in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria"
October 26, 2017
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month, an informative presentation by Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Raul Garcia Rinaldi, MD, Ph.D., FACS, FACC presented on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 5:30 pm in LKSC-LK130. Dr. Garcia Rinaldi presented on “The Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare in Puerto Rico in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria”. Dr. Garcia Rinaldi is a professor of surgery at the Ponce Health Science University and San Juan Bautista Medical School. He is also the director of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Mayaguez Medical Center in Puerto Rico. HIs presentation was on the state of health care in Puerto Rico by Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Dr. Garcia Rinaldi.
To learn more about Dr. Raul Garcia Rinaldi’s background please see attached flier. Questions related to the Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Lecture series may be directed to Victoria Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“THE DOCTOR IS OUT: PERSPECTIVES ON BEING LGBTQ IN MEDICINE”
October 11, 2017
In celebration of LGBTQ history month Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Mark Schuster, MD, PhD presented on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Schuster serves as the founding Dean of the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Pasadena, California, as of October 1, 2017. He is also the coauthor of the book, Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask). The title of Dr. Schuster’s presentation is:” The Doctors is Out: Perspectives on Being LGBTQ in Medicine”.
To learn more about Dr. Schuster’s presentation please see Daily article. Questions related to the Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Lecture series may be directed to Victoria Moreno at email@example.com. This presentation was open to the public.
#Hippocrates: Only Physicians Can Reboot Healthcare, America, and the Economy
May 4, 2017
Please join us for an informative presentation by Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Dr. Dora Calott-Wang, MD, MA on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 5:30 pm in MSOB x303. Dr. Calott-Wang is a psychiatrist and author of “The Kitchen Shrink: A Psychiatrist’s Reflections on Healing in a Changing World” (Riverhead/Penguin, 2010), a memoir of working as a physician as the medical profession transforms into the health care industry. She is Historian of the School of Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico, and a telepsychiatrist for Butte County, California.
The title of Dr. Calott-Wang’s presentation is: #Hippocrates: Only Physicians Can Reboot Healthcare, America, and the Economy. For additional information regarding this presentation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.