Stanford University and The Molecular Pharmacology Training Program work throughout the year to identify and recruit the best students from around the world, to engage them in cutting-edge research, and to promote their academic, personal, and professional development. In the Stanford Biosciences, diversity is vital to the creativity that is required to tackle the world's most important problems.

This page provides information and links to University programs and some of the general and discipline-specific student groups available to promote and support a diverse community at Stanford.

Student Diversity Programs

Stanford ADVANCE Summer Institute

ADVANCE is an eight-week summer transition program designed to give incoming graduate students early exposure to research in their Biosciences Home Program over the summer. Participants attend workshops that acclimate them to Stanford University and develop academic, professional, and leadership skills. Stanford ADVANCE Summer Institute

Student Outreach to Alumni Resources (SOAR) Mentor Program

The mission of the SOAR Mentor Program is to foster mentorship opportunities across the Stanford Biosciences community. This comprehensive mentoring program exposes students and postdocs to a breadth of career options and pathways, promoting greater community and collaboration with faculty and alumni.

Annual Diversity Program & Luncheon

This program provides graduate students who are interviewing with the opportunity to learn about Stanford's graduate student experience, the School of Medicine's commitment to diversity, and campus organizations and university resources that support diversity.

BioAIMS Annual Diversity Awards Banquet

This banquet celebrates the achievements of BioAIMS members and honors their supporters and mentors. BioAIMSĀ 

Stanford Diversity Partners