Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education
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We Aim to Foster the Development of Physician Leaders Capable of Eliminating the Nation's Health Inequities through Service, Advocacy and Scholarship.

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Dr. Warren Strudwick Jr

Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Winter Lecture: What You Need To Know About The Things That Scare You: A Brief Primer on Healthcare, Politics, And Life

February 22, 2017

On Wednesday February 22 Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar Dr. Warren Strudwick Jr., M.D., M.B.A visited the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Strudwick was invited by Stanford’s SNMA Chapter to give a formal presentation pertaining to African American health as part of the Pfeiffer Visiting Scholar lecture series. The title of Dr. Strudwick’s presentation was “What You Need To Know About The Things That Scare You: A Brief Primer on Healthcare, Politics, And Life”. Read Full Story »


Dr. Fernando Mendoza

Reflections on Diversity at Stanford School of Medicine

January 25, 2017

Dr. Fernando Sanchez Mendoza recently gave a ground rounds presentation on Wednesday January 25. The title of his presentation was “Reflections on Diversity at Stanford School of Medicine”. Dr. Mendoza is a Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs at Stanford University School of Medicine. Read Full Story »


Symposium poster session winners

Stanford Community College Summer Program Webinar

Tuesday, February 21 at 12pm and 7pm

Looking for an amazing summer opportunity? Learn about the Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program, how to apply, and what some of our program alumni are doing. Do you plan to apply? Get your questions answered BEFORE you submit your application by joining this help session and informational workshop. Registration required and completed summer program applications must be submitted by March 1, 2017.

2.21.17 @ 12pm – https://bluejeans.com/675124670
2.21.17 @ 7pm - https://bluejeans.com/585584953


Civic Engagement Symposium

Congratulations to Marc Carmichael - Delmar C. Sanders, M.D. Neurosurgery Scholarship and Physicians Medical Forum Scholarship awardee.

Photo courtesy of Physicians Medical Forum and the Sinkler Miller Foundation.


Symposium poster session winners

Congratulations to the following “Making Healthier Communities Our Civic Responsibility” Symposium poster session winners.

Spotlight award: 100 Citizens
Promising Public Health Partnership award: Cardiology Awareness and Resources for Everyone
Model Community-Engaged Research Initiative: Evaluating the lived experiences of male Day Workers in Oakland, California
Promising Educational Program: Exploring Science and Writing with Sheltered Youth
Emerging Research in Health and Wellness: “What is Narrative Medicine?"


Civic Engagement Symposium

“Making Healthier Communities our Civic Responsibility” Civic Engagement Symposium.

The Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education will host the 2nd annual multi-disciplinary Civic Engagement Symposium and Poster Session focused on improving health in our communities on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Read Full Story »


Keith Glover

Congratulations to Keith Glover on winning the Herbert Nickens Award.

The 2013 Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship and Medical Student Scholarship recipients were recognized for their outstanding leadership in efforts to eliminate inequities in medical education and health care at the AAMC's Annual Meeting on Nov. 4, 2013 at the Future Leaders of Academic Medicine Session. Keith Glover, Stanford University School of Medicine was one of the medical student award recipients. Read Full Story »

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Self-Care for Physicians

Dr. Alejandro Martinez

Senior Associate Director for Consultation and Liaison at Vaden Health Center at Stanford University

What is Integrative Medicine and How You Can Benefit From It

Dr. Ka-Kit Hui

F.A.C.P. Wallis Annenberg Chair in Integrative East-West Medicine. Professor, Founder & Director, Center for East-West Medicine. Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine. Chair, Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine UCLA

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