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Job Openings!

SCCR is seeking Faculty Associate Directors in Infectious Disease, CV Medicine, and Mobile & Digital Technology to work with SCCR leadership team to lead these key therapeutic areas.  See descriptions of the roles, responsibilities and desired experience via this link (and scroll to bottom of page).  Please submit interest through this link or if you want to know more about the position--or reach out to Dr. Ken Mahaffey directly (  


CardioHealth Alliance

CardioHealth Alliance is a new alliance with a platform to consider clinical research across the consortium.  

“The CardioHealth Alliance is focused on taking new approaches to the clinical study and implementation of heart health care. Together, we are focused on disrupting how we prevent and care for this pervasive disease which costs substantial loss of life, as well as billions of dollars each year in health care.” - Dr. Ken Mahaffey, MD, Director, Stanford Center for Clinical Research 

If interested, submit proposals to Dr. Ken Mahaffey at or Dr. Fatima Rodriguez at

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