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Stanford Medicine | Dean's Lecture Series | Hannah A. Valantine, MD - NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Hannah A. Valantine, MD - Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health

NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Where Are We Now

Dr. Hannah Valantine became NIH's first permanent Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity in March 2014. In this role, Dr. Valantine leads NIH's effort to diversify the biomedical research workforce by developing a vision and comprehensive strategy to expand recruitment and retention, and promote inclusiveness and equity throughout the biomedical research enterprise.

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Connect with a diverse group of graduate students to informally discuss "big questions."

Over lunch at 12 PM or dinner at 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator choose complex, real-world questions to discuss over the course of multiple sessions.

Leadership Dinner: Leslie Hume

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people. 

Leslie Hume, historian and philanthropist

Leslie Parker Hume graduated from Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1969, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She received a Master's degree in 1971 and a PhD in 1979 from Stanford University in Stanford, California.

Leadership Labs: Deadline

The Leadership Labs are a series of modules with experiential simulations, designed to cultivate the skills critical to navigating complex, interdependent teams and organizations. This course provides you with a rare opportunity to discover your strengths and challenges as an emerging leader. Leadership Labs offer you the same leadership curriculum that has been offered through the Graduate School of Business, delivered in a condensed and highly experiential format.

12@12 / 12@6: Deadline

Wondering what other graduate students are thinking?  Interested in discussing "big questions" with a diverse group of students?

Apply to join a 12@12 or 12@6 group!

Over lunch at 12 noon, or dinner at 6 PM, 12 students and a faculty or staff facilitator choose complex real-world questions to discuss over five meetings. This open-ended format appeals to students who enjoy tackling gnarly questions and who are open to challenges to their own worldviews.

Leadership Dinner: Rick Lowe

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people.

Rick Lowe, 2015 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor

Rick Lowe is a Houston-based artist, whose Project Row Houses is considered an important example of social-practice art. In 2014, he was among the 21 people awarded a MacArthur "genius" fellowship.

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