BFAM Member Spotlights

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.  

Leah Backhus MD, MPH, FACS

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery/Thoracic Surgery

Associate Program Director  Co-Director, Thoracic Surgery Clinical Research Program

Research Interests
Health Services Research; lung cancer; disparities

Something you wouldn’t know just by looking at me.
I listen to gangster rap in the operating room

What are some of your favorite restaurants?
Manresa, Plumed Horse, Tamarind

What are some of your favorite social activities?
Family skiing, travel, Peloton