Affiliate Program

Program Description

The Stanford Presence Center Affiliate Program offers Affiliates to benefit from and/or collaborate on Presence’s strategic goals. The three levels of membership include: Strategic Member ($150,000 per year); Associate Member ($75,000 per year); and Affiliate* Member ($50,000/year ), with the expectation of a three-year commitment. The table below summarizes member benefits at each level.



Strategic Member Associate Member Affiliate* Member




Annual Presence State of the Center Forum

x x x
Individual Affiliate + Presence Working Summit to confer how Presence work can help inform Member’s Strategic Direction  x x x
Invitations to Research Presentations  x x x
Invitations as Visiting Speakers  x x x
Invitations to specific Medical Grand Rounds (Where relevant) x x x

Recognition on website and materials

x x x
Collaborative ideating to provide input on a new course, symposia, and possible research directions for the Program x x x
Regular updates on research and education  x    

Presence Visiting Scholar Opportunities 

Stanford Visiting Scholar Policies for more infomation  


Cost per participating employee is $75,000 per year



Cost per participating employee is $75,000 per year


*Uniquely engaging start-up organizations and small nonprofits with less than $1 million in annual revenue.

Research Policy Handbook can be found here

To learn more about our participating faculty please visit our about page


Current Members


Please contact Sonoo Thadaney, Executive Director at