Awards & Honors

  • June Recognitions

    In June, a number of young professors and postdoctoral scholars were recognized as up-and-coming scientists, while two professors received recognition for research papers and another was named a fellow of an academy. A resident in orthopaedic surgery was named to a society panel.

  • Williams receives $18 million NIH grant

    Professor of psychiatry and behavioral health Leanne Williams will lead a project to define depression’s cognitive biotypes and create tools for clinicians to diagnose and treat patients.

  • May Recognitions

    Stanford Medicine professors were elected to a variety of medical associations and societies, with one named vice president; others received honorary awards; radiology scholars were named future leaders; and the Stanford Health Care marketing department gathered awards.

  • Howard Chang awarded Lurie Prize

    The professor of dermatology and genetics was honored with the 2024 Lurie Prize for his studies into the role of long noncoding RNA in health and disease.

  • Garcia wins 2024 Passano Award

    Garcia was recognized for his research into the way molecules bind to one another and its implications for safer and more effective treatments.

  • Sustainable Healthcare certification

    Stanford Health Care is among the first health care organizations in the nation to receive the certification, which celebrates its progress toward reducing emissions that contribute to climate change.

  • April Recognitions

    Stanford Medicine professors were awarded grants to study vaccines, CAR-T cell therapies and evolution and were honored for teaching, public policy promotion, cardiology research and advancing biomedical science. The Office of Communications also received several awards for writing and video productions.

  • March Recognitions

    A pharmacy leader, a medical student and professors at Stanford Medicine earned recognition for their research discoveries, educational endeavors and leadership in diversity.

  • Pugh a fellow at Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission, which accredits more than 22,000 health care organizations, awarded surgeon Carla Pugh the inaugural fellowship, during which she plans to develop a technology-driven process to support the organization’s work.

  • February Recognitions

    Researchers at Stanford Medicine were honored for their work in cancer science, nephrology, stem cell research, psychiatry and leadership in education and policy.

  • Antonio Omuro is new neurology chair

    The former chief of neuro-oncology at the Yale School of Medicine is a highly regarded scientist specializing in the study of brain tumors and an advocate of those underrepresented in medicine.

  • January Recognitions

    Stanford Medicine professors, a postdoctoral scholar — even a high school student intern — received national honors this month for their work in cardiovascular medicine, pathology, dermatology and cancer science.

  • $10 million grant for maternal health

    The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative receives funding to develop evidence-based strategies that address disparities in maternal health.

  • AMA Joy in Medicine honor

    Stanford Medicine was recognized by the American Medical Association for commitment to improving physician professional fulfillment.

  • Two elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Bonnie Maldonado and Kristy Red-Horse join distinguished society of physicians.

  • Grant to address maternal complications

    The funding will go toward a center to decrease the incidence and downstream morbidities of postpartum hemorrhage.

  • Arc Institute awards

    Two professors are named Innovation Investigators, and four win Ignite Awards.

  • HIMSS Davies Award

    Stanford Medicine receives a prestigious honor for its use of technology to improve patient care.

  • Four nursing leaders honored

    Dale Beatty, Cassendra Munro, Rajashree Koppolu and Michelle Williams are named fellows for their contributions to research, policy, practice, education and administration.

  • Extra income and cancer risk factors

    Cancer disproportionately impacts persistently impoverished communities. A federal grant unites Stanford Medicine, UC Davis and UCSF to study income supplementation and cancer risk factors.

  • 'Value everyone'

    At graduation, Minor encouraged the Class of 2023 to develop strong relationships with everyone in their careers — for their own and others' benefit.

  • Stanford Medicine class of 2023

    Speakers, including Nobel Prize winner Carolyn Bertozzi and dean Lloyd Minor, reflect on how the group came together post-pandemic and refocused on what makes Stanford Medicine unique.

  • Annual education awards

    Nearly 50 awards were given to faculty, staff, residents and students at Stanford Medicine in recognition of their outstanding contributions during the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • Stanford Medicine’s eco-awards

    Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit focused on sustainability in health care, recognizes Stanford Medicine with six awards.

  • Stanford Medicine communications awards

    Faculty and Office of Communications staff earn nine awards from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

  • Diabetes expert training program

    Stanford Medicine recently became the national center for a program to improve the diversity and increase the number of physician-scientists who are experts in Type 1 diabetes.

  • $18 million for transplant and gene-editing research

    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has funded Stanford Medicine projects to improve kidney transplantation and advance treatment for a rare genetic disease in children.

  • Stanford hospitals earn top honors

    A leader in U.S. hospital quality ratings has given Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley top grades for safety. Stanford Health Care was also named a top teaching hospital.

  • Stanford Health Care’s technology honor

    Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired recognition for using outstanding technology in ambulatory and acute care.

  • McGovern receives health equity grants

    The funding will help McGovern and his Stanford Medicine colleagues research ways to improve health care equity among under-resourced communities.