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Renowned Stanford Medicine Cardiologist and Researcher Awarded for Leadership and Diversity by Top Organizations



Stanford Health Care (SHC) (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics)

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Hannah Valantine, MD

"This award highlights the importance of leading or actively engaging in activities to foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in clinics and institutions."

-Hannah Valantine, MD

In recognition of her exceptional achievements, Valantine’s peers elected her to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2020, one of the highest honors in health and medicine.

About Stanford Health Care

Stanford Health Care seeks to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, educate and discover. Stanford Health Care delivers clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty health centers, physician offices, virtual care offerings and health plan programs.

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