Hayley Gans

Hayley Gans, MD

Dr. Hayley Gans is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University Medical Center. She spends her clinical time on the Pediatric Infectious Diseases service and Co-directs the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Program for Immunocompromised Hosts. She serves as the Director of Fellowship Education for the Department of Pediatrics, The Chair of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) Fellowship Executive Committee, and the Fostering URM Education Leadership (FUEL) program. She Is a founding Committee member for the program Promoting Resident Experiences in the Subspecialties at Stanford (PRESS), bringing URM residents to rotate in subspecialty electives.
The focus of her research in infectious diseases has included investigations into innate and adaptive immunity to viral vaccines in several different populations. Additional research efforts are directed at bioinformatics in the immunocompromised cohorts.
In medical education, Dr. Gans has focused on subspecialty training, exploring, and publishing on recruitment, leadership, well-being, scholarship, curriculum, and learning climate. She has led numerous national sessions and multi-institutional studies dedicated to advancing the education of medical trainees.
Dr. Gans serves as a mentor for several undergraduates and graduates, as well as faculty, running a core curriculum and professional development course for all fellows in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford. Additionally, she has fostered a fellowship community through shared learning within the subspecialty leadership, promoting faculty development and supporting scholarship within the medical education field.
Dr. Gans has received several awards for her mentoring and scholarly efforts.