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.

News

 

 

Radiation Oncology Support Continuum

October 5, 2022

This is a new diagram illustrating radiation oncology support along the education continuum.

Being Black in a White Coat: Reflections of Black Physicians

March 29, 2022

At a recent panel discussion honoring Black History Month, Black doctors (including Dr. Iris Gibbs of Stanford Radiation Oncology) and alumni of Stanford Medicine discussed their experiences in the medical profession.

Read the SCOPE article>
View video highlights from the panel discussion>



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.
Video Link 

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.
Video Link


 

Training Opportunities

Radiation Oncology’s Underrepresented Minority Postdoc Program (applications will open in early 2022)

Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) Program

Fellowships and Funding to Support Diversity in the Postdoc

 


 

Contact

Deepa Basava

Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)
875 Blake Wilbur Drive MC 5847 
Stanford, California 94305 US
(650) 721-2130
diversitycabinet@lists.stanford.edu

Activities

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. 

Learn more>

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.

Learn more>

Register>

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. 

Learn more>


 

Additional Resources