Monday, November 14, 2016

Thank You Notes (Fall 2016)

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...
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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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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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...
Monday, June 6, 2016

A Future You Made Possible

If you thought our first 25 years were great—just wait. Our next 25 will be even better. Thanks to the generous support of donors like you, our community’s hopes and dreams have taken shape in the...
Friday, May 27, 2016

Doris is Breathing Easier Thanks to You

Doris “Lipstick Girl” Diaz never left the house without a shiny coat of pink lip gloss. More than keeping up appearances, it was her way of coping with her health challenges. Her greatest wish? To...