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Health Equity

By spearheading the development of innovative programs that foster diversity and inclusion, and delving into health policy to advocate for equitable care, our community leaders are forging new avenues for the success of students, researchers, and clinicians. They are paving the way towards a more equitable future in health care.


Our Community

Explore the stories that capture the vibrance of Stanford Medicine: Stories of passion, challenge and triumph, and the empowering journeys of our people.

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    We Are Stanford Med

    In this We Are Stanford Medicine series, meet individuals who are shaping the future of medicine. They hail from all over the globe and come to Stanford Medicine carrying big ideas and dreams.

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    This is My Why

    This Is My Why is a series of stories about what inspires and motivates Stanford Medicine researchers, clinicians, leaders, students and staff in their work and beyond.

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    Unconventional Paths

    Narratives of Stanford Medicine faculty, researchers, and physicians whose paths into the field of medicine took unconventional routes.

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    Heartbeats and Hiccups

    From passions to pivots, our community engages in discussions about the moments that influence and shape our careers.



  • Research Guides

    Mary Bennett Ritter: An Online Exhibit of a Stanford Medicine Pioneer

    The Medical History Center in Lane Library has mounted a new exhibit about Dr. Mary Bennett Ritter, Class of 1886 and one of the first women to graduate from Cooper Medical College (the school that later became Stanford Medicine). The physical exhibit is up in Lane Library near the Information Desk, and an online version is available on the library’s website.

  • Healthier, Happy Lives Blog

    Celebrating Women in Medicine - Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Blog

    This is the first part of a monthlong series at Stanford Medicine Children's Health honoring women in medicine.

  • Stanford University

    Embodied Knowledge: Women and Science Before Silicon Valley

    Exhibition from August 11, 2023 to March 24, 2024, in Cecil H. Green Library. Embodied Knowledge: Women and Science before Silicon Valley explores the long history of women pursuing scientific, medical, and technical knowledge from the Middle Ages through the mid-twentieth century. It showcases Stanford’s considerable holdings for this subject, including the role of our own university in this history. The exhibition displays these materials from colonial Mexico, North America, Western Europe, Britain, Japan, Korea, South Asia, and the Middle East. We invite viewers to see them as building blocks in a global history of gender and knowledge.


  • Stanford Medicine Children's Health: Healthier, Happy Lives Blog

    Celebrating Hematology and Oncology Doctors From Diverse Backgrounds

    For AANHPI Heritage Month, meet three of our pediatric hematologists and oncologists, who reflect on their heritage and how it influenced their careers.

  • Stanford Bioscences Office of Graduate Education

    Searching for Kapwa Documentary Screening

    May 1, 2024: 5pm to 8pm PT: The 1st Generation Mentorship Program (1st Gen) is hosting a screening of "Searching for Kapwa," a documentary inspired by the pre-colonial Filipino value kapwa, or “shared identity.” Filmmakers Larry D. Lariosa and Terrence Marcotte are scheduled to be in attendance and will offer a Q&A after the screening.

  • Stanford Lane Medicial Library

    Research Guides: Iga Mori: An Online Exhibit of a Stanford Medicine Pioneer

    Visit this Online Medical History Center exhibit about the Stanford Medicine pioneer, Iga Mori. Dr. Mori was an Issei, or first-generation Japanese immigrant to the United States. He was one of the first students of color at Cooper Medical College, where he received his MD in 1891. Not long after his graduation, Cooper Medical College became Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Mori’s work as a physician and community leader reflected both the obstacles he faced as well as his personal determination and resilience.

  • Stanford Libraries

    Geka kunmō zui

    Medical History Center's rare books collection includes items that illustrate the ways that traditional medical practices in various parts of Asia have existed in a dynamic relationship with other forms of medicine in ways that illuminate broader histories of globalization and colonization. An example is the 1769 publication Geka kunmō zui, which includes a translation from Dutch into Japanese of French surgeon Ambroise Paré's writings.

  • Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE)

    Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Asian Elder Care, Umeonki

    May 8, 2024, 5:30pm PT: Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE), Stanford Medical Humanities and Arts Program, and Stanford Health Library are screening "Umeonki," a documentary that captures poignant stories from Japanese American families as they grow and age from the turmoil of internment to their last days at the Umenoki Gardens Senior home which was founded on the grounds of the Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church in Union City.

  • Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE)

    Breaking the Silence on Untreated Autism Among Asian American Children and Their Families

    May 22, 2024, 6pm to 7pm PT: In the United States, 1 in 31 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Among children of Asian descent, 1 in 19 are diagnosed yet less than one percent receive treatment. Join us for a candid conversation about the factors contributing to the lack of access to autism treatment among Asian American children.

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