Awards & Honors

  • 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.

  • Gift to help entrepreneurs

    Longtime donor Li Ka-shing also provides support for leading faculty members.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • '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.

  • $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 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.

  • New National Academy of Medicine members

    Grace Lee, Crystal Mackall, Paul Mischel, Kari Nadeau, Anthony Oro and Krishna Shenoy are among the 100 members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.

  • Bertozzi research advances medicine

    Bertozzi’s chemistry expertise advances research into cancer immunotherapies, tumor biology and COVID-19.

  • Humphreys wins queen’s award

    The Stanford Medicine professor, internationally known for his research on addiction treatment and contributions to public policy, also received an award from the Veterans Administration.

  • $10 million for autism, sleep research

    About 80% of children with autism have trouble sleeping, but whether better sleep could lessen other autism symptoms is unknown. A new grant will help Stanford Medicine scientists find out.

  • Mignot wins life sciences Breakthrough Prize

    The Stanford Medicine sleep researcher is honored for discovering the role of orexins in narcolepsy and paving the way to new sleep disorder therapies.

  • Awards honor research, diversity efforts

    Al’ai Alvarez, MD, receives the inaugural John Levin Excellence in Leadership Award; two others are honored by Stanford Health Care Board of Directors for their roles advancing research and care.

  • Deisseroth to receive Horwitz Prize

    The Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist and engineer is honored for developing a technology that lets researchers pinpoint the functions — and malfunctions — of specific brain circuits.

  • Pediatric emergency department recognized

    Santa Clara County recognized Stanford’s pediatric emergency department for its ability to handle a broad spectrum of medical emergencies in young patients.

  • Awards celebrate teaching, patient care

    More than 40 awards were given to faculty, staff, residents and students at Stanford Medicine in recognition of their outstanding contributions during the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • New members of National Academy of Medicine

    Maximilian Diehn, Mary Hawn, Michelle Monje and Carla Pugh are among the 100 members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.

  • Deisseroth awarded Heineken Prize

    Karl Deisseroth was awarded the prize for developing optogenetics, which enables remote manipulation of nerve cells using light, and hydrogel-tissue chemistry, which lets light and molecular probes travel through biological tissue…