Diversity Programs for Postdoctoral Scholars (Postdocs)


  • ALLYlist

    Allies within Stanford Medicine are essential in sponsoring LGBTQ+ visibility and acceptance, and are vital components of an increasingly inclusive medical community.

  • Annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum

    The Annual Diversity & Inclusion Form is an enriching opportunity to learn about tools and strategies to enable participants to become effective change agents for diversity and inclusion in medical education.

  • Antiracism Book Club

    This is a media-based discussion group geared toward Stanford Health affiliates, students, staff, and faculty. The group meets once a month to explore issues relevant to racism in medicine through the written word and videos.

  • Diversity Inclusion Belonging Equity and Justice

    The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute believes diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging are essential to the advancement of science and to the development of a vibrant intellectual community. Black, Indigenous and Persons of Color (BIPOC) have been and continue to be under-represented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (STEM) fields. Wu Tsai Neuro is committed to meaningful and long-lasting anti-racist actions and supporting neuroscientists of all races, genders, sexualities, abilities, immigration statuses or socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Genetics Advocacy Committee

    The Genetics Advocacy Committee has many active projects to improve equity and inclusion in the Department of Genetics.

  • LGBTQ Postdocs

    The LGBTQ Postdocs bring together members of their community across Stanford University to build support structures and provide professional guidance.

  • OUTlist

    The +OUTlist is a resource supporting Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ individuals in community-building, mentorship, and visibility.

  • Out in STEM (oSTEM)

    The Stanford Chapter of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM@Stanford) is part of the national student society dedicated to serving sexual and gender minority students, with a primary goal of fostering success in leadership, academic pursuits, and professional activity.

  • Radiology Diversity Initiative

    The Stanford Radiology Diversity Initiative aims to democratize medicine by assembling and maintaining a critical mass of diverse faculty with far-reaching backgrounds, experiences, and ideas.

  • SURPAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee

    The purpose of the SURPAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to understand and support the needs of existing postdocs with minoritized voices and experiences.

  • Sisters in STEM

    Sisters in STEM offers a quarterly networking meeting addressing the particular needs and interests of Black women graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in science and engineering.

  • Stanford Black Postdoc Association (SBPA)

    The Stanford Black Postdoc Association is a vibrant community of the Black postdocs, across all disciplines, at Stanford University.

  • Stanford Hermanas in STEM

    Stanford Hermanas in STEM's main goal is to unite and build a community of support among Latina graduate students and postdoctoral scholars on campus.

  • Stanford Latinx Postdoc Association (SLPA)

    The Stanford Latinx Postdoc Association (SLPA) is the postdoc comunidad on campus! SLPA strives to improve, enhance, and enrich the Latinx postdoctoral experience at Stanford.

  • Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC)

    The Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) fosters and advocates for the equal treatment and well-being of all students, trainees, faculty and staff at Stanford Medicine, regardless of their physical or cognitive differences.

  • Stanford Medicine Diversity Cabinet

    The Diversity Cabinet coordinates and integrates program and communication strategies across Stanford Medicine to leverage diversity, equity, and inclusion partnerships.

  • Stanford Medicine Diversity Cabinet LGBTQ+ Subcommittee

    The subcommittee meets to discuss ongoing Stanford Medicine Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) efforts, such as medical education curriculum, healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community, and seminars, trainings, and workshops representing the latest research on the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum

    The Forum features LGBTQ+ members of the Stanford Medicine community, as well as networking opportunities and opportunities for allies to show support.