Executive Committee

The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Executive Committee is charged with implementing the Cardiovascular Institute strategic plan and overseeing research, education, and clinical care programs and Cardiovascular Institute operations. New initiatives that support the Cardiovascular Institute mission of lifting the burden of cardiovascular disease are discussed at Executive Committee meetings and implemented accordingly. The committee is comprised of the Director and Associate Directors in different disciplines as listed below that serve two-year terms. The Cardiovascular Institute Executive Committee represents cardiovascular research, education, and clinical care, ensuring that the Cardiovascular Institute remains the home for cardiovascular health at Stanford.

Associate Directors in:

Basic Research

Dwight and Vera Dunlevie Professor in Pediatric Cardiology

Translational Research

Professor (Research) of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Clinical Research

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Outcome and Prevention

Professor of Health Research and Policy (Health Services Research) and of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) and of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Cardiovascular Medicine

The Li Ka Shing Professor in Cardiology
William G. Irwin Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine

Vascular Surgery

Walter Clifford Chidester and Elsa Rooney Chidester Professor of Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Norman E. Shumway Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering and of Surgery

Cardiovascular Imaging

Professor of Radiology (General Radiology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) at SUMC and, by courtesy, of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and of Electrical Engineering

Education and Training

Alfred Woodley Salter and Mabel Smith Salter Endowed Professor in Pediatrics

Junior Faculty Development

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)


The Martha Meier Weiland Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Mechanical Engineering

Finance and Administration

Dir Finance & Admin - Med Schl, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (ENT)

Program Management