Dean's Office

Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Professor for the Dean of the School of Medicine, Professor of Otolaryngology - HNS &, by courtesy, of Neurobiology & Bioengineering
Sandy Yujuico
(650) 497-3873

Academic Affairs

Vice Dean of the School of Medicine and Professor of Medicine (Hematology)
Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Keith and Jan Hurlbut Professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine
Charles B. and Ann L. Johnson Professor in the School of Medicine, and Professor, by courtesy, of Pediatrics
Judith Cain
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Clinical Affairs

Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs in the School of Medicine and the Berthold and Belle N. Guggenhime Professor in Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Clinical Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines

Communications & Strategy

Priya Singh
Senior Associate Dean, Strategy & Communications
Nancy Taylor
Chief Strategy Officer
Paul Costello
Chief Communications Officer
David Arrington
Chief Branding Officer

Faculty Development & Leadership

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Health Research and Policy

Finance & Administration

Marcia J Cohen
Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration
Chief Financial Officer, and Associate Dean, Fiscal Affairs, School of Medicine - Finance
SoM Controller, School of Medicine - Controller
Jane Duperrault
Director of Physician Practice Development
Susan Kingston
Director, Faculty Compensation
Adela Chau
Director, Budget and Financial Planning
Associate Dean, Human Resources, School of Medicine - Human Resources Group
Kathleen Thompson
Director, Research Management Group
Niraj Dangoria
Associate Dean for Facilities Planning and Management

Global Health

Professor of Medicine (General Medical Discipline), Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor, by courtesy, of Operations, Information and Technology in the GSB and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Government Relations

Ryan Adesnik
Director for Federal Relations

Graduate Education/Postdoctoral Affairs

Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs and Professor of Biochemistry and, by courtesy, of Chemistry
Sofie Kleppner
Assistant Dean for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Terrance Mayes
Assistant Dean for Graduate Education and Director of Biosciences
Student Services Officer, School of Medicine - Grad Student Support
Julia Tussing
Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Services
Stephanie Eberle
Director of the Stanford SoM Career Center

Information Resources & Technology

Chief Information Officer, SoM - Information Resources & Technology
Chief Technology Officer, SoM - Information Resources & Technology

Medical Center Development/Alumni Affairs

Michele Schiele
Senior Associate Vice President in the Office of Development, Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs

Medical Education

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines


Preetha Basaviah, MD, is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University where she serves as Assistant Dean of Pre-clerkship Education, Director of the Practice of Medicine Course (two-year doctoring course) for Stanford medical students, an Educator for CARE (Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, Advocacy), and as inpatient and outpatient attending. At Stanford since 2006, she has completed certification and faculty development through the Stanford Faculty Development Center in Professionalism and Teaching, Faculty Fellows Program, and through the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. She received the 2011 SGIM National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education, 2007 General Internal Medicine Division Teaching Award, the 2009 Kaiser Award for excellence in preclinical teaching, the 2010 Larry Mathers Award for exceptional medical student teaching and mentoring, the 2010 California Region Clinician Educator of the Year Award, and the 2011 SGIM National Award for Medical Education Scholarship. She previously worked at UCSF from 2000-2005, where she served as an academic hospitalist, general internist, member of the Academy of Medical Educators, Teaching Scholar working with Dean David Irby, and Co-Director of the Foundations of Patient Care Course at UCSF Medical School. She received a BA and MD from Brown University. She completed a Primary Care Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, and she then served as a Primary Care Chief Resident for the Beth Israel Hospital residency training program at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, located in West Roxbury, MA. After completing residency, Dr. Basaviah pursued a fellowship in medical education at the Harvard Institute for Education and Research as well as a faculty position as Associate Firm Chief and hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University. While at Harvard, she received the Lowell B. McGee Teaching Award and the Katherine Swan Ginsburg Award for humanism in medicine. Dr. Basaviah has been active directing doctoring courses and developing clinical skills curricula for medical students to introduce them to hospital and outpatient clinical setting culture and experiences. In addition, she teaches and mentors residents in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She has written articles and book chapters in these areas of medical education (hospital medicine, bedside medicine, cultural competency, update in hospital medicine, cardiac auscultation curricula, feedback, information literacy, discharge process, and communicating professionalism). AAMC, WGEA (Co-Director of 2011 WGEA), ACP, SGIM, SHM (Director of 2005 national meeting), ACLGIM, and APDIM are venues in which she has presented workshops, plenary sessions, and panels regionally and nationally. She has actively participated in the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) at regional and national levels by chairing and co-chairing committees involving national meetings, clinical vignettes, medical education, and clinical updates. She served as SHM Annual Meeting Chair in 2005, Pre-Course Chair in 2004, CA Regional SGIM President in 2004-5, and WGEA Co-Director in 2011. She was recently inducted into the Association of Chairs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM) and served as Annual Meeting Co-Chair and Leadership Summit Co-Chair in 2011-12. She enjoys dancing (Indian classical, folk, ballet, and jazz), tennis, hoola-hooping, traveling, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends. She and husband Venky Ganesan, a venture capitalist in Palo Alto, are the lucky parents of 3 girls.
Professor (Teaching) of Medicine (Endocrinology)
The William and Dorothy Kaye University Fellow in Undergraduate Education and Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Jonnie Perez
Director of MD Admissions
Professor of Surgery (Transplantation) and of Pediatrics (Nephrology) at SUMC Emeritus
Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Associate Dean for Knowledge Management, Director, School of Medicine - Lane Medical Library
Assistant Dean for Medical Education, School of Medicine - Student Affairs
Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines) and of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Professor of Health Research and Policy
Professor of Neurosurgery and of Medicine (Endocrinology) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital and at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Ronald D. Garcia, PhD
Assistant Dean for Minority Affairs
Professor (Teaching) of Surgery (Emergency Medicine)
Mijiza Sanchez
Director of the Office of Medical Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Julia Tussing
Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Services
Marti Trujillo
Director of MD Financial Aid
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Assistant Dean, Center for Immersive and Simulation-Based Learning, Immersive and Simulation-based Learning
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
George DeForest Barnett Professor in Medicine
Rhonda McClinton-Brown
Executive Director, Office of Community Health


Director, Spectrum, Senior Associate Dean for Research, the Joseph D. Grant Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology