Career Development & Mentoring

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Office of Diversity and Leadership (ODL)

The goal of the ODL is to promote the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, students, trainees and staff representative of the communities in which we work and, to develop faculty to their full potential as academic and community leaders. There are many programs and resources available through the ODL.

Stanford Faculty Fellow Program

The Stanford Faculty Fellow Program is for mid-level faculty members on track to become high-level leaders. The goals of this program are to build community and to instill the skills and attitudes of leaders with monthly dinners, small group mentoring and personalized career planning.

Stanford Leadership Development Program

The Stanford Leadership Development Program is for selected faculty to learn the skills required to lead small divisions, sections or teams within an academic medical center.

Women Faculty Mentoring Group

The Women Faculty Mentoring Group is designed to bring together women faculty in an informal setting to become better acquainted with each other and discuss topics of common interest. It is open to all women faculty and instructors, including clinician educators. The group meets monthly for lunch from 12-1:30 PM on the first Wednesday of the month in the Bing Dining Room.Please join us!

Spectrum / Career Development and Diversity Center (CDD)

Spectrum is Stanford's Clinical and Translational Science Award, which consists of 12 programs, one of which is the CDD. Led by Dr. Hannah Valentine. The purpose of the CDD is to implement programs and provide resources and career development to researchers engaged in clinical and translational research.

Pediatric Mentoring Program (PMP)

The PMP is dedicated to the academic enrichment and success of instructors and assistant professors in the Department of Pediatrics. It includes one-on-one mentoring by a senior faculty member from the "Stable of Mentors." PMP also hosts workshops on topics of interest.

NIH K Awards

The University offers hands-on training sessions for K award proposal preparation. For information about K award deadlines and training, see the RMG Fellowship webpage. See also the Grants Management webpage of this Pediatrics Research Guide.

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