Cathy Garzio is the Vice Chair and Director of Finance and Administration for the Department of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine, where she oversees a $400 million budget and the activities of 700 staff members in support of faculty patient care, research and education. Prior to joining Stanford Medicine in July, 2015, Cathy worked for 24 years at UCSF where she held a variety of health care administrative positions. Cathy is passionate about developing great people and focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion in academic medicine. As a mentor and leader, she works to enhance employee engagement and create systems and processes to assure salary equity for both faculty and staff. She holds a BA in Human Biology and Italian from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Cathy and her husband live in San Francisco and are the parents of three adult sons.