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.
Stanford Presence AI in Medicine: Inclusion and Equity Seed Grants
Deadline: September 30
The Stanford Presence Center is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the PRESENCE AiMIE 2018 Seed Grants Program. The goal of the program is to explore solutions, frameworks, and concepts to address the challenges raised at the symposium relating to the use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and associated technologies, processes, and policies to address inclusion and equity in medicine and healthcare. 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
VA Fellowship in Health Services Research and Development
The Fellowship Program in Health Services Research and Development seeks to train physicians and postdoctoral scholars who will become leaders in health services research and primary care research and education. The primary focus of the program is to provide research skills needed for a career in academic medicine. The main areas of research are clinical decision making, decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, outcomes research, guideline development, quality of life assessment, and secondary database analysis. Learn more
Stanford-Intermountain Fellowship in Population Health, Delivery Science, and Primary Care
The two-year program includes tuition support for a master’s degree in health services research that gives fellows a basic understanding of epidemiology, study design, cost effectiveness, health policy, implementation science and other disciplines needed for a successful research or program development career. Fellows will also be exposed to key health delivery concepts including Lean healthcare design, the Patient Centered Medical Home, longitudinal population outcomes tracking, and change management. Learn more
Stanford-AHRQ Health Services Research Training Program
The Stanford-AHRQ Health Services Research Program has the mission of developing independent, well-trained, diverse researchers who conduct rigorous and innovative health services research (HSR) on critical challenges facing the U.S. health-care system. Supported by a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, pre- and post-doctoral fellows will work with mentors on their topics and methods of interest, as well as career development. Learn more
Medical Informatics Fellowship
Fellows are offered an opportunity to combine formal training in Medical Informatics with research applying Medical Informatics to areas of relevance to the VA health care system. Fellows will obtain focused training in medical informatics while also having the opportunity to complete foundational coursework in (1) essential health services research methods, (2) implementation sciences and systems redesign, and (3) research in collaboration with operational partners. 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 2018 Hewlett Award Recipient
The 2018 Hewlett Award winner was Maurice Druzin, MD, Charles B. and Ann L. Johnson professor of medicine and pediatrics. He was recognized for his long career, but in particular his many contributions to theDivision of Maternal Fetal Medicine, where he served many years in administrative roles (division chief, vice chair, associate dean for academic affairs and program director of the residency and maternal-fetal medicine fellowship program), in addition to his clinical work, building the division into one of the best in the country.
Department of Medicine faculty and staff frequently receive recognition for their contributions. Here’s a list of recent awards and distinctions.
Patel Receives California Award
Manali Patel, MD, MPH, MS (assistant professor of oncology), and a Stanford-led team are awardees for the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine from the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research.
Christina Curtis Receives High-Risk, High-Reward NIH Award
Christina Curtis is one of eight Stanford scientists awarded High-Risk, High-Reward Research grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Awards and Honors: Winter 2018
Celebrating the accomplishments of Department of Medicine faculty and staff…
Meharry-Stanford Initiative Student Wins Best Overall Poster
Edna Idan, a 2018 Meharry-Stanford Initiative participant, recently won best overall poster at the Addressing Health Disparities: The Role of Translational Research Conference at Meharry Medical College in Tennessee.
2018 Halloween Door Decorating Contest
The winner of this year's Halloween door decorating contest was Immunology and Rheumatology, with a "Bootopia" theme.
Department of Medicine at AHA 2018
The Department of Medicine will be well-represented at AHA 2018, which will be held November 10-12.