Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • A Stanford Medicine study identifies an easily measured biophysical property that can identify Type 2 diabetics at increased risk for liver cancer who don’t meet current screening guidelines.

  • Inaugural Health Equity Symposium

    At the 2024 Health Equity Symposium, speakers emphasized that racism is alive and well, and workshop attendees identified ways to tackle health disparities.

  • $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.

  • African Americans less likely to be screened

    National guidelines for lung cancer screening are less effective for African Americans than for whites, Stanford study concludes. A risk-based analysis is more equitable and effective.

  • Grant to address maternal complications

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

  • Big Ideas in Medicine

    Physicians, researchers and other pacesetters describe some of the most promising pursuits in the medical field. In cancer, for instance: ‘Let’s kill the first cell, not the last cell.’…

  • Common conditions driving birth inequity

    Untreated high blood pressure and anemia in pregnancy help explain why childbirth complications are more common in non-white populations, two studies led by Stanford Medicine researchers found.

  • An LGBTQ-inclusive data set 

    Previous large health studies didn’t collect sexual orientation and gender identity information. A Stanford Medicine study finds the All of Us Research Program a boon to LGBTQ health researchers, future health outcomes.

  • VA, Stanford Medicine cancer collab

    An anticipated growth in veterans seeking cancer care catalyzes talks to develop state-of-the-art collaboration between VA and Stanford Medicine.

  • Stanford Med reaction to SCOTUS decision

    'While the ruling changes the landscape of university admissions, it does not change our resolve or our values.'…

  • 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.

  • Tackling LGBTQ+ health disparities

    Questions about sexual orientation, gender identity and chosen names will be included in Stanford Medicine’s We Ask Because We Care initiative aimed at eliminating health disparities.


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