Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Your Impact on Prematurity Research

Dear Friends, Your generosity plays a vital role in supporting faculty scholars and other investigators who might not otherwise have the resources to conduct their research. Premature babies like...
Megan AlpersWednesday, January 25, 2017

You Gave This Young Family a Healthy Start

Chrystian’s head was spinning. This—was it! Right on his birthday, before they even got to sing “Happy Birthday” or serve up his favorite Oreo cake, Chrystian’s fiancée, Cassandra, announced, “My...
Monday, November 14, 2016

Thank You Notes

Ambassadors Bring Pumpkin Fun to Patients Every autumn, Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital partner with Webb Ranch to host a day at the pumpkin patch to benefit our hospital. In...
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Your Gift to our Community: Teen Health Van Celebrates 20 Years

In 1996, Seth Ammerman, MD, hit the road in an RV retrofitted to serve as a mobile adolescent health clinic. He was on a quest to deliver care to at-risk teens and young adults where they were—at...
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Julie GreiciusThursday, November 10, 2016

Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health

Elizabeth Kuriakose contributed to this story. With your support, a brighter future is in sight. When your child gets a fever, you know exactly what to do—call the pediatrician. When he breaks his...
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Shashank V. Joshi, MD; Meg Durbin, MD; and Sami Hartley on behalf of the HEARD Alliance (Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression)Thursday, November 10, 2016

Local Experts Offer Advice and Guidance

As we work in the community to provide education about wellness, depression, and suicide prevention, we hear students raising important issues about mental health. Below are some of the most common...
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Chloe SorensenThursday, November 10, 2016

Listen More. Listen Deeply.

Two years ago, during my sophomore year, I lost a peer to suicide. This was not the first death by suicide at my school, and it was unfortunately not the last. The losses that my friends and I have...
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Jennifer Yuan & Elizabeth KuriakoseThursday, November 10, 2016

From Neuroscience to Yoga

A determined psychiatrist puts Stanford science to work for our community’s most vulnerable children. Just down the road from Stanford University is East Palo Alto, a hard-scrabble community that...
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Megan AlpersTuesday, August 30, 2016

You Helped Isabel Find Her Voice

“Go Robert!” shouted 12-year-old Isabel Miranda as her older brother sprinted across the finish line. That morning at Summer Scamper , Robert outran 2,019 other racers to take third place in the 5k...
Lindsay OkamotoTuesday, August 30, 2016

Your Impact on Research

This summer Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, (pictured above) became the new Adalyn Jay Physician-In-Chief at Packard Children's and the chair of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. She...