Community Announcements & Events

Recent Announcements

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

Pfizer-BioNTech has developed an updated formulation of the COVID-19 vaccine, designed to protect against newer variants. The goal of the study is to understand better how well one dose of the vaccine works in children who have not previously been vaccinated. Read more.


Submit your 2024 Pride T-shirt design

Stanford Medicine’s PRIDE employee resource group is hosting a design contest to find the artwork for the front of next year’s Pride T-shirts. Submissions accepted through Jan. 5, 2024. Apply here.


Interested in becoming a certified improvement science professional?

Our Stanford Medicine Improvement Science Professional Certification (LSSBB) Course applications are open now. Do it today, as spots are filling fast and the deadline is Jan. 5. Apply here.


2023 Cybersecurity holiday awareness

Cybercriminals take advantage of the general hustle and bustle of the season and hope you will fall for their clever phishing emails or urgent text messages. Do not let cybercriminals fool you, it happens more than you think. Read more.


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.


Submit proposals for Sanofi iDEA-TECH awards

Submit by Dec. 6

The Sanofi iDEA-TECH awards is designed to innovate cutting-edge digital and data tools as well as new technologies for R&D applications in collaboration with Sanofi. Each selected investigator will receive up to $150K USD in total costs to rapidly start one-year projects that maximize the opportunity for continued collaboration.  Learn more.


On-demand continuing medical education: Palliative care always

Palliative Care Always is a specialization for health care practitioners, patients and caregivers. We’ve designed this online course to demonstrate how palliative medicine integrates with patient care, and to help you develop primary palliative care skills. Learn more.


The LGBTQ+ Subcommittee is looking for new members

Established in 2016, the LGBTQ+ Subcommittee of the Diversity Cabinet at Stanford Medicine is inviting new members to join our mission of promoting acceptance and belonging for LGBTQ+ community members. Learn more and apply.


Register for Stanford University's 5th Annual Neuromuscular Conference

Dec. 8-9

The conference will include an educational lecture series providing an overview of the new advances in Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy disease modifying therapies including gene correction and other course-modifying treatments.treatments. Learn more.


YogaX's 2024 200hr Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) applications are now open

Our program approaches yoga training and services as the science and practice of transformation and change. It is specifically focused to bringing integrated, holistic yoga into healthcare, including allied healthcare and mental health care. Learn more and apply.


Interprofessional clinical research award: Non-faculty funding opportunity

Submit a letter of intent by Jan. 22

The Interprofessional Clinician Program (ICP) award provides grant funding to support clinical research focused on novel approaches that advance and improve patient care outcomes at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. Learn more.


Apply now to Master of Science in Translational Research and Applied Medicine

Jan. 31, 2024

Drawing on Stanford Medicine’s exceptional expertise in medicine, technology, and business, M-TRAM is the only early translational program of its kind on the West Coast and one of only a few such one-year programs offered by a top-ranked U.S. university. Apply here.


Register for the Stanford-UPenn-Duke-Weill Cornell Cardiovascular Research Symposium 2023

Nov. 30 - Dec. 1

The Keynote talk will be given by Dr. Gary Gibbons presenting the Victor J. Dzau, MD, Distinguished Lecture in Cardiovascular Science. Talks will cover many aspects of cardiovascular research, from rhythm to imaging vascular pathology to cardiometobolics and congenital myopathies. Join this in-person event for the chance to network. Register here.


Intro to Zotero

Dec. 4

Learn the basics of using Zotero, including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. This online Lane Medical Library class is free to attend and open to anyone at Stanford Medicine. Register here.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

Dec. 5, 8 a.m.

Join us via Zoom or in person at the Center for Academic Medicine, Grand Rounds Room for: A newborn screening strategy for Biliary Atresia with Sanjiv Harpavat, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine. Register here.


Pet Assisted Wellness (PAWS): Selfies with Santa's helpers

Dec. 6, 11 a.m.

Join us for Cuddles for Caregivers (holiday edition) on the third floor of 500P. The PAWS dogs will be dressed for the holidays, and we'll have extra treats for staff.


Registration open: AI + Health 2023

Dec. 6-7

At this wide-ranging online event we are convening experts and leaders from academia, industry, government, and clinical practice to explore critical and emerging issues related to AI's impact across the spectrum of healthcare. Register here.


Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford seminar with Bernd Pichler

Dec. 7, 12 p.m. 

MIPS brings together scientists and physicians who share a common interest in developing and using state-of-the-art imaging technology and developing molecular imaging assays for studying intact biological systems. This seminar series is open and free to everyone in the Stanford community. Our next seminar will host Bernd Pichler, PhD,  for a presentation titled, “Imaging of Senescence". Register here.


Registration open: 10th annual International Humanitarian Surgical Skills Course

Jan. 20-21

This Continuing Medical Education activity will help prepare the International Humanitarian volunteer for delivering surgical care in a low resource setting for treatment of common surgical and obstetric conditions. Register here.


Join us in Vail, CO: Stanford Cardiothoracic Transplantation summit

Jan. 20-23

The Stanford Cardiothoracic Transplantation summit three-day symposium will bring together the entire spectrum of the transplant team, including cardiothoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, cardiologists, nurse specialists, transplant coordinators, pharmacists, and dieticians to showcase the latest and upcoming breakthroughs in heart and lung transplantation. Register here.

Continuing Medical Education

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.


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.


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.


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.


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