Women Faculty Networking

The Women Faculty Networking Group is open to all women faculty and instructors, across all lines. OFDD solicits topics and speakers of interest from women faculty throughout the year. The group comes together for lunch on the first Wednesday of each month, with 25-40 attendees at each session. Stanford Medicine’s women also receive various career development opportunities announcements throughout the year


RSVP for an upcoming lunch

Speakers for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.


  • Mary Stutts
  • Chief, Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Officer, Stanford Health Care


  • Carla Pugh
  • Professor, Surgery and Director, Technology Enabled Clinical Improvement Center

Note location change to Li Ka Shing Center, room LK101

12/16/19, 4:30-6:00pm

We are delighted to be joined by Dean Minor, Vice Dean Boxer and New Chair of Epidemiology and Population Health, Melissa Bondy for this festive event!


(CANCELED) 02/06/20

  • Tait Shanafelt
  • Professor, Medicine, Director and Chief Wellness Officer, WellMD Center


Note location change to Berg Hall, 2nd floor of LKSC

(CANCELED) 04/01/20

  • Phil Pizzo
  • Former Dean, Stanford School of Medicine, Director, Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute



Contact OFDD

To RSVP for a future lunch or if you have any further questions:

Professional Development

Our Women Faculty are encouraged to participate in OFDD’s professional development workshops and leadership programs throughout the year.    

Stanford Women on Boards Initiative

Dear Alumna-

Are you currently serving on a board or do you have previous board experience (corporate, public sector, or non-profit)? If so, you qualify for membership in the Stanford Women on Boards Initiative!  

The Stanford Women on Boards Initiative (SWB) is committed to increasing the representation of Stanford alumnae on corporate and fiduciary boards, increasing Stanford women’s readiness for board service, and further developing the capabilities and influence of Stanford women already on boards. 

A History of Women at Stanford Medicine

If a women wanted to become a doctor in California in the late 1800s, Stanford’s medical school was one of the few she could attend. See this article from Fall 2000 on the history of women at Stanford Medicine.

Stanford Medicine’s Sexual Harassment Policy Office

Four Stanford policies address different aspects of inappropriate gender-based or sexual behavior: Sexual Harassment, Prohibited Sexual Conduct, Consensual Sexual Relationships, and Title IX Administrative Policy and Procedures.