Community Announcements & Events

Recent Announcements

Advanced Practice Provider (APP) of the Year Award

This award recognizes an outstanding Stanford Health Care (SHC) APP, serving in a clinical role, who demonstrates excellence in clinical practice, has made significant professional contributions towards advancing/promoting the APP role, and is recognized for his or her citizenship/leadership by their peers and community.  Submit nominations by June 2. Learn more.

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Dupixent: Head and Neck Eruption (HNE) study

Investigating the potential causes of new head and neck eruption (HNE) also referred to as “red face” that develops in some patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) who are treated with DUPIXENT® (dupilumab), and otherwise respond well to the treatment of atopic dermatitis. Learn more.

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Apply for the Stanford Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Certificate Program

The program utilizes the curriculum framework of the Physician Leadership Certificate Program, enriching our participants with the same high standards and valuable leadership principles to excel in their roles and contribute significantly to the health care landscape. Apply by June 21.

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Speech comprehension study

There is a new study investigating how the brain processes and understands speech in children with autism spectrum disorder as well as typically developing children. Learn more.

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Healthy volunteers needed

OP-801-001 is a clinical study to evaluate an imaging agent (18F-OP-801) in healthy volunteers and patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, parkinson’s disease. Learn more.

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Project Health opportunity for students

Want to improve exercise or eating habits? Young adults aged 17-21 are invited to participate in Project Health, a research study involving two interventions designed to prevent unhealthy weight gain. Learn more.

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Social skills intervention for adolescents with autism

Now recruiting 11-14 year old adolescents with autism who are highly verbal or have low support needs for a study investigating a novel social skills intervention. Learn more.

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Are you conducting research related to sex or gender?

LGBTQ+ is looking to gather information from all departments and disciplines doing all types of research and scholarship related to sex, gender, sexual orientation, sexuality, and sex differences. Learn more.

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Advanced Practice Provider of the Year Award nominations

The Advanced Practice Provider (​APP) of the Year Award is given annually to an outstanding Stanford Health Care APP. submit nominations by June 2 here.

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Recruiting adults with OCD for IMPROVE study

We are recruiting adults with OCD for the IMPROVE study. The goal of this study is to pilot test a novel group therapy intervention for adults with OCD. Learn more.

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Recruiting for Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 pediatric vaccine study

The goal of this study is to understand better how well one dose of the vaccine works in children who have not previously been vaccinated. There are curretnly 2 studies, learn about them here and here.

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New Stanford Blood Center employee donation incentive program

Stanford Blood Center has launched a new donation incentive program for members of the Stanford Medicine community. Donate four times to earn a $50 gift card of your choice. Read more.

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2024 Stanford Cancer Institute Breakthroughs in Cancer seminar series

The lineup for the 2024 Stanford Cancer Institute Breakthroughs in Cancer seminar series is now available. The Stanford Cancer Institute is excited to host experts from leading national cancer centers and organizations who offer valuable insight into the spectrum of cancer research. Learn more.


Events

 

AANHPI Heritage Month celebration

Month of May

You are invited to join the API & Allies employee resource group for the events planned for the month of May. Learn more.

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AANHPI Heritage Month celebration: Multicultural performances and cultural wear day

May 29

All employees are encouraged to wear an article of clothing from their cultural background to celebrate the diversity of the Stanford Health Care community. Learn more.

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You really need a protocol

May 29

This class will cover what you need to know to get off to the right start on your systematic review. This class is for anyone who is already doing a review without a protocol, thinking about doing one, or just curious. Learn more.

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AAPI Heritage Month lunch

May 30

Celebrate with the Asian Staff Forum and Filipino American Community at Stanford. Learn more.

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Cardiovascular Team annual symposium

June 1

This first-of-its-kind event on Stanford grounds is for cardiovascular teams and invites all health care professionals to witness the fusion of guidelines in cardiovascular practice, clinical skills, and technology. Register here.

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When AI joins the team: Intragroup processes and their effect on team performance in team-AI collaboration

June 4

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics is delighted to host Désirée Zercher, M.Sc. Learn more.

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Zotero advanced

June 4

You will learn at least two more ways of importing citations from databases and websites. Learn more.

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Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley Clinical Academy

July 22 - Aug. 2

The Clinical Academy program is designed for the Tri-Valley community. This two-week program is aimed at high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in medicine as a career. Application closes March 8, 2024. Apply here.


Continuing Medical Education

 

Techquity HEAL Webinar

May 20

Join to increase awareness about research addressing health disparities in technology and to explore why some researchers have chosen to focus their careers in this space. Learn more.

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"Gender-Affirming Communication in Healthcare"

This interactive course provides foundational knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the respectful and safe care of transgender and gender-diverse patients. Learn more.

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Stanford Think Tank on diversity and health equity in clinical trials

Experience the Stanford Think Tank on diversity and health equity in clinical trials like never before with an on-demand version. Learn more.

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HEAL webinar: Asian health disparities

The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity and Center for Asian Health Research and Education present a faculty webinar with the Health Equity Action Leadership Network and the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education to highlight efforts that explore and improve Asian health equity.  Learn more.

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New on-demand course: Microaggressions have macro-consequences

In this course we will define microaggressions, explore the various types of microaggressions with examples, learn about the negative impact of microaggressions on individuals and organizations and identify some strategies to respond to microaggressions. Begin here.

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On-demand: Unveiling unconscious bias

This course seeks to provides education on unconscious bias. In this course we will define unconscious bias, explore the various common types of biases with examples, learn about the negative impact of unconscious bias on individuals and organizations, and identify some strategies to detect and mitigate unconscious bias. Learn more.

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A curriculum on firearm injury prevention in medical practice

Currently, in the United States, there are more guns than citizens. This fact, combined with some of the worlds least stringent firearms ownership laws, means that firearms often affect many aspects of American life, including traumatic injury and death caused by these weapons. The goals of this course are to give health care providers an understanding of the factors that contribute to firearms injuries and skills to prevent injuries in their patients. Learn more.

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On-demand webinar now available for Prostate Cancer CME series

The goal of the series is to enhance understanding of increasingly complex treatment options and close knowledge gaps in earlier stages of prostate cancer. The presentation is geared towards medical oncologists, urologists and radiation oncologists. Learn more.

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Continuing Medical Education: Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI)

The Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education (Stanford CME) is committed to advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) through continuing education initiatives for Stanford Medicine clinicians and the broader medical community. Learn more.

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Diagnosis and management of migraines in adults course

course expires in 2026

This online Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity provides a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of migraine for primary care providers and general neurologist. We will cover key concepts in the diagnosis and management of migraine through an online interactive video-based course with cases to reinforce your knowledge. Learn more.

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Multiple Sclerosis educational CME series

Multiple Sclerosis is the most common immune-mediated inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Educational gaps involving early symptom identification and diagnosis, misdiagnosis, current concepts of neurologic reserve and benefits of early treatment, a rapidly evolving treatment landscape, and increasing goals of therapy create real-world challenges for HCPs that threaten the long-term prognosis of individuals living with MS. Learn more and watch the recordings