Center Membership

Building a community across Stanford University to catalyze innovation and discovery in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and celiac disease to improve the health and well-being of children and their families affected by these diseases.

About Our Membership

Our members are accomplished researchers, skilled clinicians, and trainees from diverse disciplines across the Stanford ecosystem striving to advance the understanding and treatment of pediatric IBD and celiac disease. 

If you are interested in IBD and celiac disease and are part of the Stanford community, we invite you to apply for membership in the Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Center for IBD and Celiac Disease. To apply, please complete the membership application form. Upon receiving your application, your Community Academic Profile (CAP) will be updated to reflect your membership in the Center.

Apply now and be a valued member of our community!

Membership Eligibility and Benefits

Academic Status: Undergraduate, Ph.D., and Medical Students; Post-doctoral and Clinical Fellows; Instructor

Trainees/early career members must meet one of the following categories:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Primary IBD- or celiac disease- focus in basic, translational, clinical, or population research. Evidence of an IBD and/or celiac disease focus includes:
    • Significant contribution to the research of a Center member (e.g., as a graduate research assistant, or postdoc)
    • Clinical fellowship in IBD- or celiac disease -related field 
    • Related, peer-reviewed funding from a national funding agency 
    • Publications in relevant journals 
    • Instructors or research scientists who are on track for a faculty-level position in academia or industry and are being actively mentored by a Center member toward career advancement
  • Emerging or relevant research to IBD- or celiac disease- focus in basic, translational, clinical, or population research and/or makes significant contributions to the research of Center members



  • Invitation to Center seminars, symposia, and other sponsored events and opportunities
  • Priority access to Center programming and events 
  • Invitation to apply for and receive grants and awards from the Center based on specific eligibility requirements
  • Alumni and peer networking opportunities
  • Access to mentorship opportunities within the Center

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Contact Information

For questions on Membership contact:

IBD and Celiac Disease Admin Staff



Center members must when appropriate:

  • Participate in peer review of applications for Center funding mechanisms. (Applicable only to Members in CE/UML/NTLR/NTLT/UTL lines).
  • Annually update Stanford Community Academic Profile, including publications.
  • Provide an annual report no later than 1 month after the end of the fiscal year, if you received funding from our Center. This brief report will list IBD- or celiac- related research funding and academic productivity.
  • Acknowledge the Center and respective grant mechanism in a publication of any material (i.e., grant applications, abstracts, presentations, publications, etc.), if your research project is funded by the Center or used Center resources or services.

Application Process

To apply for Center membership, please complete our membership form which includes uploading a current version of your CV or NIH biosketch. All applications will be reviewed by senior leadership. Once your application has been reviewed and accepted for membership, your Stanford Community Academic Profile will be updated to reflect your membership in the Center.