2021 President’s Awards for Excellence Through Diversity

Stanford established the President’s Awards for Excellence Through Diversity in 2009 to honor individuals and programs that have made exceptional contributions to enhancing and supporting diversity within the university community. This year’s winners are:

  • Kendall Nicole Beache, a co-term student who graduates this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is pursuing a master’s degree in computer science with a specialization in human-computer interaction in the School of Engineering
  • Diane Chin, associate dean for public service and public interest law, acting director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice and a lecturer at Stanford Law School
  • Yvonne “Bonnie” Maldonado, senior associate dean of faculty development and diversity, the Taube Professor of Global Health and Infectious Diseases, and a professor of pediatrics (infectious diseases) and of epidemiology and population health at the School of Medicine
  • The Critical Consciousness and Anti-Oppressive Praxis Certificate (CCP&AOP) Program in the School of Medicine

Read the full article on Stanford Today. 

June 13 - IDHE Pride & Allies ERG Celebrates Pride Month 2021

The IDHE Pride & Allies Employee Resource Group (ERG) is committed to promoting a positive environment that supports patients, families and employees that identify as LGBTQ+ and allies by providing the Stanford Medicine community with educational resources, professional and clinical consultations, and advocacy.

Learn more about this week's celebrations and how to get involved.

May 17 - COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies available for eligible patients

Stanford Health Care (SHC) is providing COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies to eligible patients, whether within or outside of the SHC system, in accordance with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization (EUA) criteria. Monoclonal antibodies are a specific type of therapy being used to treat COVID-19. Learn more at combatCOVID.hhs.gov and talk to your doctor.  Note for health care providers: At present, Stanford Health Care offers casirivimab/imdevimab (CASIM) and bamlanivimab/etesevimab (BAM/ETE).

May 26 - ISP Star Award Nomination

The nomination process for the 2021 ISP Star Awards is open for submissions. This honor recognizes individuals and teams from the Stanford Medicine community who, through their extraordinary efforts, embody the strategic priorities of our Integrated Strategic Plan (ISP): Value Focused, Digitally Driven, and Uniquely Stanford. Any individuals or teams from the Stanford Medicine Community are eligible for the ISP Star Award. Please visit the ISP Star Award page for more information and the submission form. 

The deadline for submission is August 31 and winners will be announced in Fall 2021.

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