Fernando S. Mendoza

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1980)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1981) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1978) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1976) CA
  • Residency: Harvard School of Public Health (1979) MA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1975) CA
  • M.P.H., Harvard University, Maternal and Child Health (1979)
  • B.A., San Jose State College, Biochemistry (1971)

Honors & Awards

  • Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professor, Children’s National Medical Center (April 2014)
  • CDC’s Health Equity Champion, CDC (2012)
  • President's Award for Excellence through Diversity, Stanford University (June 2012)
  • JE Wallace Sterling "Muleshoe" Lifetime Alumni Achievement Award, Stanford University Medical Center Alumni Association (May 2012)
  • Who's Who Worldwide, Who's Who (2012-2013)
  • Visiting Diversity Professor, Harvard Medical School (October 2009)
  • 100 Most Influencial Latinos in Silicon Valley, Mexican American Community Service Agency (June 2007)
  • GSA-MAS Service Award, Association of American Medical Colleges (November 2005)
  • The Gardner Community Spirit Award, Gardner Family Health Services (September 2008)
  • Dr. Fernando S. Mendoza Award, awarded by LSMA, SNMA, SAIMS (May 2005)
  • Juan Villagomez Humanitarian Award, California Latino Medical Association (September 2004)
  • Leadership Award, National Hispanic Medical Association (March 20, 2004)
  • 100 Most Influencial Hispanics in the United States, Hispanic Business Magazine (2002)
  • Top Doctors in Silicon Valley, San Jose Magazine (1999 to 2007)
  • Hispanic Profile of Excellence, KGO Channel 7, (ABC Affiliate in San Francisco (October 2002)
  • Henry J. Kaiser Award for Outstanding and Innovation Contribution in Medical Education,, Stanford University School of Medicine (June 1990)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics (1996 - 2014)
  • Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs, Office of Student Affairs (1983 - Present)
  • Executive Board, Pan American Health Education Foundation (2006 - 2012)
  • Executive Board, Hispanic Serving Health Professions School, Inc (2000 - 2012)
  • Board Member, Stanford Medical Alumni Association (2004 - 2010)