Diversity and Inclusion

People from differing backgrounds, gender identities, ethnicities, belief systems, ages, physical abilities, socioeconomic status, religions, and orientations makes us stronger, better, and more open to the novel ideas that will move us forward in new directions



It is one of our core values to create and nurture a working environment that is diverse and inclusive


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Diversity and Inclusion Council

Our Diversity and Inclusion Council meets monthly

Community Events

Explore upcoming diversity events and learning opportunities

News and Updates

The latest news and updates

Diversity and Inclusion Council

The council is an action-oriented group that meets monthly and provides leadership, accountability, and recommendations to create a more inclusive and diverse community. 


Upcoming Events

August 12 - The Lack of Diversity in Medicine is a National Emergency: The Way Forward

Internal Medicine Special Noon Grand Rounds

Presenter: Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Dean of Admissions and Professor of Medicine, Ohio State University and Program Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Wexner Medical Center

Date and Time:  August 12, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Location: LKSC 120

Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Dean of Admissions and Professor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine and Program Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Wexner Medical Center will present “The Lack of Diversity in Medicine is a National Emergency: The Way Forward” August 12, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm in LKSC 120. No registration required. CME Credit will be offered.

Learn more about this event. 

Date TBD - Department of Medicine Diversity Week

The Department of Medicine will host a series of events during Diversity Week. 

Latest News

Meharry Medical College Students Spend Summer at Stanford

Students from Meharry Medical College traveled over 2,000 miles from Nashville to Palo Alto to spend two months living, training, and contributing to the Stanford community.

Meharry-Stanford Initiative Student Wins Best Overall Poster

Edna Idan won best overall poster at the Addressing Health Disparities Conference. 

Tamara Dunn in Focus

Hematologist Tamara Dunn shared more about performing, medicine, and her diversity work in a recent interview.

Wendy Caceres’s Early Focus Is on Education and Service

Just a few years out of her residency, Wendy Caceres is enjoying several roles as clinician, mentor to medical students and residents, and educator. 

Treating Patients During Ramadan

For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan (May 6-June 4, 2019) includes as one of its tenets fasting between dawn and sunset. 

From the Lab to the Clinic, Stanford Women are Making History

They are mentors, voices for diversity and inclusion, grant recipients, innovators, researchers and more. 

Resources


GME Diversity Committee

The Graduate Medical Education Committee is led by residents and fellows.

Diversity and Inclusion at Stanford

Diversity and Access Office

The Diversity and Access Office advances Stanford's commitment to diversity, and equal opportunity and affirmative action goals.

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Get Involved

The Committee is comprised of faculty, staff members, residents, trainees, and leadership. To get involved, contact Wendy Caceres. 

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