Before becoming a hematologist, Tamara Dunn performed “off-off Broadway” and fronted a funk band. Now, she works to foster diverse communities in medicine.
In the Portraits of Stanford Medicine series, host Paul Costello interviews interesting individuals to showcase the diversity of Stanford Medicine.
Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.
Begun at Stanford, the Women Leaders in Global Health conference is working to empower women in the global health community.
FAST, the science education and community outreach project started by Stanford graduate students, has changed the lives of both high schoolers and mentors.
A new paper outlines strategies to promote gender diversity in research teams, which can also generate new questions, techniques and results.
Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.
Black men are more likely to get follow up care and to mention other health concerns after visiting a black doctor, a new Stanford study has found.
The career of Stanford pediatric infectious disease researcher and physician Yvonne Maldonado is featured in this video and blog post.
Physicians Christina Mangurian and Carolyn Rodriguez discuss the lack of women in leadership positions in medicine, and what we can do about it.
As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.
Stanford's Department of Radiology boosts its diversity effort, focusing on education, diversity in leadership and inclusion.
"We have the opportunity to lead in meeting the needs and affirming the value and importance of our LGBTQ community," Dean Lloyd Minor said at campus event.
Stanford's Leah Backhus cofounded the Artemis Medical Society to support women and girls of color who are interested in medical careers.
My childhood is shaped by sand and waves, and the steady memory of boogie boarding with my mother, falling onto wrinkled towels damp with the …