Faculty Honors and Awards
The Department of Medicine houses over 540 faculty members, 490 trainees, and 879 staff members and research associates who are all devoted to excellence in research, education, and patient care.
Members of our community often receive recognition for their outstanding contributions to their respective fields. This page showcases their accomplishments. Here you’ll find a list of current award opportunities, Department-sponsored funding, and a roundup of recent accomplishments.
Award & Funding Opportunities
The following links showcase a list of current award opportunities and funding resources available for faculty and staff.
2019 - 2020 Biodesign Innovation Fellowship
Deadline: August 16
The Biodesign Innovation Fellowship is a 10-month experience that equips aspiring innovators with a proven, repeatable process to identify important healthcare needs, invent novel health technologies to address them, and prepare to implement those products into patient care through start-up or corporate channels. Learn more
Advanced Residency Training at Stanford (ARTS) Program
Deadline: November 12
Stanford University residents and fellows interested in combining clinical training with advanced research training are invited to apply to the Advanced Residency Training at Stanford (ARTS) Program. ARTS offers the opportunity to obtain a PhD degree during or upon completion of residency or clinical fellowship. The program begins with approximately 12 – 48 months clinical training, followed by research training in a graduate program in the School of Medicine, Engineering or Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. Learn more
CERC Design Fellowship
Deadline: Rolling Admission
Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) design fellowship provides an opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and experience in value-based health care delivery innovation. We seek early-career aspiring innovators from diverse backgrounds – healthcare, social sciences, behavioral and management sciences, and engineering - who have the potential to become leaders in the design of higher value healthcare. For information, contact the fellowship coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more
The Albion Walter Hewlett Award is a department-sponsored award honoring an exceptional physician with ties to Stanford. It's named for Albion Walter Hewlett, professor and executive head of the Stanford Department of Medicine from 1916-1925, who was renowned for his outstanding contributions to patient care and medical science.
Meet the 2017 Hewlett Award Recipient
The 2017 Hewlett Award winner was Richard Popp, MD, professor emeritus of cardiovascular medicine. He was recognized for his long career, but in particular his work with imaging modality. "From M-mode to two-dimensional and three-dimensional imaging of the heart’s structures, Popp and his colleagues transformed ultrasound of the heart by learning to measure volumes, ejection fraction, and pressure gradients."
Department of Medicine faculty and staff frequently receive recognition for their contributions. Here’s a list of recent awards and distinctions.
Submit to the Third Annual Kalanithi Award by December 1, 2018
Now in its third year, the Kalanithi Award is accepting submissions of unpublished short stories, essays and poems that address patients and providers facing chronic or life limiting illness.
Maurice Druzin Wins Hewlett Award
This year’s Hewlett awardee is professor of obstetrics & gynecology Maurice Druzin, MD.
Stanford-AstraZeneca Collaboration Funds Two New Projects
SCCR and AstraZeneca have selected two new research projects to fund for 2018-2019.
Tina Hernandez-Boussard Named to National Advisory Council
Tina Hernandez-Boussard, MD, associate professor of biomedical informatics, data science, and surgery, has just been named to the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
2018 Teaching Awards
The Department of Medicine annually bestows teaching awards on its most excellent teachers, in recognition of their outstanding mentorship and commitment to education.
Latha Palaniappan Receives Health Leadership Award
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS, professor of primary care and population health and epidemiology, has just received the India Community Center’s (ICC) Health Leadership Award for her efforts in representing understudied communities in global medicine.