Faculty Community


OFDD offers many programs intended to foster inclusivity and visibility for members of our diverse faculty community.


Minority Faculty Networking

OFDD hosts monthly small group lunches with minority faculty to discuss research and clinical interests, faculty development concerns, and career advice. This provides an opportunity for faculty networking across different departments and specialties. In addition, OFDD hosts an annual Schoolwide Minority Faculty Networking reception.


LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking

OFDD hosts an annual LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking reception.

Stanford Network for Advancement and Promotion (SNAP)

The Stanford Network for Advancement and Promotion (SNAP) is a program to build community among burgeoning faculty leaders at Stanford Medicine.

Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition

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.


Women Faculty Networking

Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month, the Women Faculty Networking
group discusses topics of interest and hosts speakers throughout the year.


OFDD Liaisons

Each clinical department has an appointed OFDD Liaison responsible for communicating faculty needs and concerns between departmental chairs, departmental faculty, and OFDD.