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Kurt Snyder ’89 earns Inspiring Change Leadership Award

Kurt Snyder ’89, executive director of the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education, received the 2019-2020 Stanford University School of Medicine Inspiring Change Leadership Award.

Kurt Snyder

The award is given to a staff employee who has outstanding performance and have initiated or led change and innovation: implementing new processes, systems, organizational structures, or operating paradigms which will result in transformative improvements in service, efficiency, value, effectiveness, outcome, or satisfaction. The winner receives a $3,000 check.

As the executive director, Snyder advances patient outcomes via physician education on behalf of Stanford Medicine. He’s held this role since 2018.

“We appreciate all you do for our team, Stanford University and the community,” the Stanford CME Team said in a LinkedIn post. “We are lucky to have you!”

Prior to working at Standford University, Snyder worked as the Director of Continuing Medical Education at Indiana University School of Medicine and was an adjunct professor at Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

At Wabash, Snyder majored in history and minored in political science. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, Sphinx Club and the cross-country team.