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The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity provides support for selected Stanford faculty to attend AAMC leadership programs throughout the academic year.
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity provides support for selected Stanford faculty to attend AAMC leadership programs throughout the academic year.
The Preparing for Faculty Careers course is designed for advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from any discipline who are considering a faculty career.
ADVANCE seeks to prepare students for a successful graduate career at Stanford and continuously builds on their successes.
Allies within Stanford Medicine are essential in sponsoring LGBTQ+ visibility and acceptance, and are vital components of an increasingly inclusive medical community.
The Annual Diversity & Inclusion Form is an enriching opportunity to learn about tools and strategies to enable participants to become effective change agents for diversity and inclusion in medical education.
In this lunch talk series, students will explore the interaction of Asian-American culture and the practice of medicine, through personal and professional perspectives and narractives of physicians and others in healthcare.
The Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association's (APAMSA) mission is to bring together those who are interested in health issues that affect the Asian-American community to have a strong, collective, public, and political voice.
The Award for Excellence in Promotion of Diversity and Societal Citizenship (MD Program) honors medical students who have made outstanding contributions to diversity and equitable societal contributions.
The purpose of BioAIMS is to address the needs and concerns of current minority graduate students in the biosciences.
The Biosciences Peer Mentors (BioPeers) provide free and private peer-to-peer support for the Biosciences graduate student community.
The Cardinal Free Clinics were created to fill a void in the health care safety net that is met by very few other providers, and represents a new and innovative model for providing free health care to the underserved.
The Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) strives to enable collaborative programs in global health by reaching across geographic, cultural, economic, and gender boundaries to inspire a new generation of global health leaders.
The goal of this certificate is to educate and prepare trainees with the tools necessary to navigate a dynamic future from a position of knowledge, empathy, and justice.
The Civic Engagement Symposium explores multi-disciplinary approaches toward improving health, illness, and wellness.
The Community Health Symposium is an annual event showcasing a wide range of service and partnership research projects undertaken by Stanford students, trainees, and faculty in underserved communities here and around the world.
Stanford connects practitioners to the latest online educational offerings through multi-modal teaching including on inclusive best practices.
The Cultural Considerations in the Biomedical Workplace series serves to encourage members of the Stanford Medicine community to have dialogues about topics related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
The DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship Program awards two-year fellowships to advanced doctoral students who want to investigate and prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate.
The David A. Zlotnick, MD Memorial Endowed Fund encourages, develops, and supports the volunteerism of Stanford medical students interested in pediatrics, pediatric residents, and pediatric faculty members.
An opportunity for students, trainees, faculty and staff to explore current topics that impact Stanford Medicine's mission areas including lectures on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.
The goal of Discussions in Global Health is to encourage students to think broadly about the variety of activities encompassed within global health and the roles of various entities, including NGOs, governments, and healthcare providers, in responding to large-scale health crises, building health systems, and caring for patients in developing countries.
A minicourse that provides an introduction to the social science literature on factors contributing to gender disparities in the scientific workplace.
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity Liaisons are appointed by School of Medicine Clinical Department Chairs to serve as departmental representatives that liaise between the Chairs, members of their specific department, and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity to assist with faculty concerns, ideas and the advancement of excellence at Stanford School of Medicine.
The Diversity Perspectives Seminar Series is a trainee-hosted event that contributes to the ongoing, university-wide discussion on diversity and inclusion in academia.
The Dr. Augustus A. White III and Family Faculty Professionalism award serves to recognize outstanding work in helping to reduce health disparities or to enhance the effectiveness of minorities in the university community through research, education, mentoring or service.
An exciting course that challenges you to explore how culture and language impact the effectiveness of clinical encounters and the role of race and culture in caring for patients.
Emergency Grant-in-Aid Funds assist postdoctoral scholars who experience a financial emergency or unanticipated expenses causing financial hardship for themselves or their dependents.
The goal of the GME Diversity Committee is to create a medical community that is reflective of the community and the world that they serve.
GME Women in Medicine Leadership Council (WIM) provides community-based events, skill-building events and resources.
The fund offers grants of up to $5,000 per household per academic year to postdoctoral scholars who meet the eligibility criteria.
The purpose of the annual HCOE/OFDD Faculty Fellowship is to help advance the careers of junior faculty from underrepresented backgrounds as well as those with academic research in health disparities.
A social media series organized by the Stanford Black Postdoc Association that highlights marginalized scientists that have continued to ascend up the academic ladder, or have pursued careers beyond the traditional academic roles.
The International Visiting Students Program aims to add value to elective clerkships by exposing students to an international perspective on medicine.
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation.
The Latino Medical Student Association's (LMSA) goals are to promote the advancement of Latinos in academic, clinical, and community medicine.
The Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity program is a 10-month longitudinal program that provides residents and fellows with leadership training and mentorship in creating scholarly works around diversity and inclusion topics.
The Leadership in Health Disparities Program (LHDP) promotes academic careers in medicine among minority and disadvantaged medical students and creates the next generation of physician leaders to address health disparities.
The LGBT Medical Education Research Group's mission is to be a significant contributor to the field of LGBT health by creating and communicating new knowledge through innovative research, influencing health and educational policies, and advocating for LGBT patients and providers.
Stanford Medicine’s LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking Receptions provide a networking forum for LGBTQ+ faculty.
LGBTQ Meds is dedicated to raising awareness of queer health issues and promoting equal social and political rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.
The LGBTQ Postdocs bring together members of their community across Stanford University to build support structures and provide professional guidance.
The Mary Duke Biddle Scholars program provides funds to encourage the global health interests of trainees in pediatrics by sending them overseas to provide clinical care to children most in need.
The McCormick Distinguished Lecture Series highlights the accomplishments of distinguished women in the fields of medicine and science.
The annual McCormick and Gabilan Faculty Awards provide research/project funding to junior faculty women for career advancement, or to junior faculty men or women who support the advancement of women in medicine through research.
A lecture series that features seminars on the intersection of women, sexual and gender minorities, and health.
This two-day workshop provides hands-on training to improve the mentoring skills of participants. We will shed light on your mentoring style, and provide feedback for how to interact with mentees and mentors of differing styles.
Stanford Medicine’s Minority Faculty Networking group’s meetings offer an occasion to meet with and learn from colleagues.
The Advanced English Skills for Non-Native Speakers series has 4 courses taught in small, intensive classes offered throughout the year designed to refine the proficiency and fluency in academic speaking and writing.
The Stanford Chapter of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM@Stanford) is part of the national student society dedicated to serving sexual and gender minority students, with a primary goal of fostering success in leadership, academic pursuits, and professional activity.
The +OUTlist is a resource supporting Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ individuals in community-building, mentorship, and visibility.
The Pediatrics residency program is committed to informing, recruiting, and supporting prospective candidates who identify as underrepresented minorities based on factors such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Each year, the Stanford Pediatrics Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion are Vital for Excellence (DRIVE) Award recognizes a faculty member who has made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in fostering a diverse and inclusive community.
The Perry Initiative is committed to inspiring young women to be leaders in the exciting fields of orthopaedic surgery and engineering by running hands-on outreach programs across the country for women students in high school, college, and medical school.
A quarterly lecture series in which distinguished minority faculty members and scholars from across the country deliver academic presentations on topics relating to minority health.
The Stanford Physician Wellness Committee's vision is to "Create a practice environment that supports optimal physician wellness and professional satisfaction by ensuring the organization’s leadership, goals, structures and systems facilitate a healthy professional work-life."…
This course explores specific, pertinent, and timely issues impacting the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, and examines the role of the primary care physician in addressing the health care needs of this community.
To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.
The Stanford Radiology Diversity Initiative aims to democratize medicine by assembling and maintaining a critical mass of diverse faculty with far-reaching backgrounds, experiences, and ideas.
Sisters in STEM offers a quarterly networking meeting addressing the particular needs and interests of Black women graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in science and engineering.
This course explores the processes through which social status and environmental determinants adversely affect health and drive inequalities.
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science's (SACNAS) mission is to foster the success of underrepresented scientists in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.
The Solidarity, Leadership, Inclusion, Diversity (SoLID) Mentorship program connects biosciences students with faculty who can provide additional mentorship to guide and support students on issues that may be largely outside of their research.
The postdoc-graduate student mentoring program seeks to provide more professional guidance to graduate students from minoritized backgrounds, who often struggle to find relatable role models at the faculty level.
SPHERE is one of five national centers funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to focus on using precision-medicine tools to improve the health of underserved ethnic and racial groups.
The Staff Mentorship Program pairs experienced staff members with staff interested in developing their professional skills and in exploring other careers within the School of Medicine.
Stanford American Indigenous Medical Students (SAIMS) provides opportunities to exchange academic and professional information pertaining to the health care needs of Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The Stanford Black Bioscience Organization (SBBO) seeks to build a community among Black bioscientists in the School of Medicine in conjunction with the greater Black community at Stanford.
The Stanford Black Postdoc Association is a vibrant community of the Black postdocs, across all disciplines, at Stanford University.
The specific goals of SCORE are to (1) increase the recruitment of diverse trainees into academic medicine, (2) provide education and career development in support of Stanford Medicine’s mission, (3) enhance the educational experience of Stanford medical students by increasing interactions with trainees from diverse backgrounds, and (4) foster opportunities for collaboration with other institutions where the visiting trainees are based.
The Stanford Health Justice Coalition is committed to the protection of patients’ rights and access to healthcare.
Stanford Hermanas in STEM's main goal is to unite and build a community of support among Latina graduate students and postdoctoral scholars on campus.
The Stanford Latinx Postdoc Association (SLPA) is the postdoc comunidad on campus! SLPA strives to improve, enhance, and enrich the Latinx postdoctoral experience at Stanford.
The Forum features LGBTQ+ members of the Stanford Medicine community, as well as networking opportunities and opportunities for allies to show support.
The Stanford Muslim Medical Association (SMMA) strives to foster a spiritually nurturing, tolerant, and inclusive Muslim community at the Stanford School of Medicine and affiliated hospitals.
Stanford Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine (PRISM) enables graduate students who might not typically consider a postdoc at Stanford the opportunity to see first-hand if Stanford would be a good match for them.
Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) is a coalition of Stanford medical student organizations with the goal to increase diversity in the health professions in order to better care for underserved communities.
Stanford staff groups provide all staff members with opportunities for professional, educational, and social support.
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) mission is to improve the quality of healthcare by working to increase the number of culturally competent and socially conscious physicians, while also addressing the needs of underserved communities of color.
The purpose of the SURPAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to understand and support the needs of existing postdocs with minoritized voices and experiences.
Topics in Neurodiversity: Introduction and Advocacy provides the foundation knowledge and essential skills for understanding, engaging with, and advocating for the neurodiverse population.
In this interactive workshop, participants engage in a common experience as the basis for discussing how some students may experience science learning environments differently from one another.
This CME activity provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace.
The Stanford Women's Health & Sex Differences in Medicine (WHSDM) Center acknowledges the wisdom of conducting innovative, multi-disciplinary research on women’s health and sex differences in biology and medicine.
The Women Faculty Networking group is open to all women faculty and instructors, across all lines, and continuously solicits topics and speakers of interest from women faculty throughout the year.
The Annual Stanford Women’s Health Forum, provides a in-depth look at pressing topics in women's health.
Women and Medicine (WAM)’s mission is to organize events and mobilize resources within the Stanford community to support women pursuing a career in medicine and to promote awareness in the medical and university community about gender disparities in medicine.
The 1st Generation Mentorship Program's goal is to provide first-generation students with broadened academic and professional networking opportunities and advocacy through continued mentorship.