12/04/21 Alumni Awards Dinner
Each year, the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association presents awards to distinguished alumni for exceptional service to Stanford Medicine and outstanding lifetime contributions to medicine and the biomedical sciences.
02/16/22 Half Century Club Luncheon
The Stanford Medicine Alumni Association proudly hosts a special afernoon each year designed to honor medical alumni and friends across multiple graduation years to celebrate those alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago.
10/28/21 Welcome to Beantown
Thank you to all who were able to toin the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association in welcoming the newly placed residents, as we hosted a welcome and alumni mixer at the Trillium Brewing Company.
10/09/21: Women in Medicine & Science - Roads to Resilience: Lessons from Science and Life - A Virtual Program
Thank you to all who were able to join us for a lively virtual program of inspiration, education, and celebration of the remarkable women in medicine and the biosciences who are part of Stanford’s community of alumni and faculty.
09/29/21: Space, The Final Frontier of Remote Health
Thank you to all who were able to join us as alumnus Dr. Anil Menon discussed aerospace medicine and the research connected to this September’s SpaceX.
08/20/21: PA Welcome Event
Thank you to all that could help us welcome the 2021 incoming class of physician assistants at this annual ceremony at which the students received their first white coats and stethoscopes in the program. This ceremony marks the beginning of their journey into medicine.
Covid-19 and Live Events
Due to the evolving risk associated with COVID-19 and out of concern for the well-being of our guests, Stanford will be moving forward cautiously with hosting in person events and classes this Fall following the guidance of local officials and that of the CDC. In-person events of large gatherings can be cancelled or changed to a virtual format at any time, and in person gatherings may have additional safety protocols in place that will be communicated prior to events. We regret any inconvenience these changes may cause. For updates, please check your individual SMAA event on this website or contact our offices. Stanford University updates can be found at http://med.stanford.edu/covid19.
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