Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

Stanford Radiation Oncology is committed to fostering a diverse community in which all individuals are welcomed, respected, and supported to achieve their full potential.

Our goals are to foster diversity and inclusion in the Department of Radiation Oncology by providing department-level infrastructure for inclusion, and serving as a resource for communication of SOM and SHC policies.




2023 Inaugural IDEAL Honor Roll

September 18, 2023

Please join us in congratulating Ana Diaz, Kate Horst, MD, Eyiwunmi Laseinde and Natalie Park  for being selected for the inaugural Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment (IDEAL) Honor Roll for staff!

This award recognizes Stanford staff members who have demonstrated a significant commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts at Stanford University through leadership, practices, processes, actions and/or initiatives. 

TableTalk with RadOnc Podcast


Visiting Professor Lectures

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, Executive Director Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance gave the lecture “Bridging the Cancer Center Mission with Community Engagement” in June 2021, in partnership with the SCI.
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Curtiland Deville Jr, MD, Clinical Director, Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins gave the lecture “Physician Workforce Diversity in Radiation Oncology: How Can We Do Better?” in November 2020.
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Training Opportunities

Radiation Oncology’s Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Applications are open now! Interested applicants please apply through this form.

Deadline to apply is Monday, February 27, 2023.

Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) Program

Fellowships and Funding to Support Diversity in the Postdoc




Deepa Basava

Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)
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Stanford, California 94305 US
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Celebrating Juneteenth

June 15-23, 2022: The Office of Institutional Equity, Access & Community is sponsoring several Juneteenth activities June 15-23, both on the main campus and at Stanford Redwood City. 

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2022 Diversity in Radiology and Molecular Imaging: Artificial Intelligence in Cancer conference

June 20, 2022: An annual conference dedicated to Racial Diversity, Women in STEM, and Global Health.

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Fifth Annual Diversity and Inclusion Forum

June 3, 2022: The Stanford Medicine 5th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum, hosted by the Office of Diversity in Medical Education, will highlight innovative workshops developed by residents and fellows across Stanford GME programs, with their educational mentors, who have participated in the 2021-2022 cohort of the Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Program. 

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