Extensive experience in public health, community outreach and higher education. Strong background in coalition building, event planning, leadership development and assessment of organizational and community needs implement strategic solutions. Demonstrated track record in providing high quality program management, implementation & evaluation while incorporating a multicultural perspective. Research interests include academic pipeline and access to higher education for URM students in the health sciences. Dedicated to workplace diversity, gender equity and ensuring a campus climate of inclusion. Dr. Sanchez-Guzman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Education at the California University of Science and Medicine, School of Medicine.

Current Role at Stanford

As the leader of a team of professionals engaged in the provision of comprehensive student services Dr. Sanchez-Guzman is dedicated to proving leadership and direction for student programs ranging from orientation, advising, student wellness, learning strategies, financial aid to graduation as well as the transition to alumni status for both Medical and PhD students. In addition, Dr. Sanchez-Guzman is responsible for developing tools to measure the effectiveness of service delivery to all student groups, faculty, and staff. She has the distinct honor and privilege of managing a wonderful and amazing team within the Office of Medical Student Affairs and working with staff/ faculty partners and colleauges throughout Stanford University and nationwide.

Honors & Awards

  • Integrated Strategic Plan STAR Award, Stanford Medicine (2023)
  • Executive Leadership Academy: Leading in a Multicultural & Global Environment, Center for Studies in Higher Education University of California, Berkeley (July 14, 2017)
  • Certificate of Training Completion, True Colors Personal Success Seminars (October 2010)
  • Certificate of Achievement, UCSF Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (June 2004)
  • Certificate of Leadership, UCSF Student Academic Affairs Leadership Development Program (December 2012)
  • Certificate of Achievement, Stanford Manager Academy (2014)
  • Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisors City and County of San Francisco (2013)
  • Professional Woman of the Year, The San Francisco Business and Professional Women, Inc. (2013)
  • Certificate of Achievement, UCSF Academic Business Officers Group Mentorship Program (2012-2013)
  • Certificate of Proficiency, University of California Business Officers Institute (2012)
  • In Recognition of Contributions and Dedicated Service, UCSF School of Medicine Foundations of Patient Care Course (2012)

Education & Certifications

  • EdD, University of San Francisco, International & Multicultural Education with a dual emphasis in Human Rights Education & Second Language Acquisition (2014)
  • MPA, University of San Francisco, Public Administration & Organization Development (2004)
  • BS, Virginia Union University, Business Administration and Marketing (1998)