OFDD offers many programs intended to foster inclusivity and visibility for members of our diverse faculty community.
Meet the members of the Stanford Medicine Black Faculty Affinity Meetings (BFAM), a network created through OFDD's Community Support Initiative. BFAM is intended to provide networking and social engagement opportunities for Stanford medicine faculty across all clinical lines and departments.
Each Basic Science Department and Interdisciplinary Program (IDP) has an appointed Diversity Liaison charged with promoting diversity best practices across the academic pipeline by liaising between Departmental Chairs or IDP Directors, members of their Department or IDP, and OFDD, OGE, and OPA.
Each clinical department has an appointed OFDD Liaison responsible for communicating faculty needs and concerns between departmental chairs, departmental faculty, and OFDD.
The yearly Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum is an opportunity to promote visibility for LGBTQ+ individuals in research and healthcare, and to sponsor a continually connected Stanford LGBTQ+ community.
OFDD sponsors several networking and community building initiatives that aim to foster an atmosphere of inclusion among a diverse faculty at the School of Medicine.
Participants in each cohort of the Stanford Network for Advancement and Promotion (SNAP) program work closely together to enhance leadership skills and build a community of support from which they can rely on as they grow and advance within the Stanford community.
To combat health inequities and improve access to care and services for patients with disabilities
Foster and advocate for the equal treatment and well-being of everyone at Stanford Medicine, regardless of differences.
Promote collaboration between people who are passionate about disability at Stanford Medicine.
Advocate for accessibility, resources and disability services at Stanford Medicine, above and beyond that required by law.
Promote disability as a part of human diversity, inclusivity, and equity.
Please let us know if you have questions or need more information about our programs.