2020 LGBTQ+ Forum

Intersectionality: Now more than ever, it is imperative to prioritize an inclusive and equitable community for intersectional LGBTQ+ groups.

Wednesday October 7, 2020  •  3:30 pm - 6:00 pm  •  Via Zoom

Registration is closed. Zoom info will be sent to registrants.




Join us for Stanford Medicine's Diversity Week #StanfordMedDEI


"Progress" Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar



3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Opening live remarks from leadership: Dean Minor, David EntwistlePaul KingSenior Associate Dean Maldonado

3:45 pm - 4:20 pm

Keynote speaker:  Dr. Jonathan Lassiter

4:20 pm - 4:25 pm

5 Minute wellness break (Mini-meditation led by Marissa Floro)

4:25 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel discussion with live Q&A moderated by Dr. Jonathan Lassiter

Panelists: Beckett Maravelias, Dr. Seema Yasmin, and Shaila Musharoff


5:30 pm - 5:40 pm

10 minute wellness break (Mini-meditation led by Syra Smith)

5:40 pm - 5:55 pm

Interactive polling

5:55 pm - 6:00 pm

Closing remarks

Forum Leadership Committee

Jose Vilches-Moure
Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

Stephanie Eberle
Executive Director, BioSci Careers
Staff (SoM)

Ben Schwartz
Medical Student
Med Students

KC Farrell
Graduate Student in Biology
Grad Students

Vinnie Alford
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Ria Pal
Resident in Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Jackie Wang
Resident in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Anna Dapelo-Garcia
Inclusion, Diversity & Health Equity (IDHE) Leader
Staff (SHC)

Ann-Marie Yap
Executive Director, Customer Experience and Support Services
Staff (SHC)

Leslie Truong
Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator
Staff (LPCHS)

Joey Vaughan
Senior Manager, Government & Community Relations
Staff (LPCHS)

Arturo Molina
President-Elect, Stanford Medicine Alumni Association

Shaila Kotadia
Director, Culture and Inclusion
Staff (SoM)

Barbara Jerome
Research & Program Officer
Staff (SoM)

Stanford LGBTQ+ Organizations

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Event Sponsors

Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD)

Stanford Health Care (SHC)

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (LPCH)

Stanford Medicine Alumni Association (SMAA)