Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Meet Victoria, Your Winter Card Artist!

Victoria from Prunedale, CA, was still in utero when she was diagnosed with spina bifida, a condition where the spine and spinal cord do not form properly. Spina bifida is often called the "snowflake...
Cynthia J. Brandt, PhD, President and CEO, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's HealthThursday, August 19, 2021

Giving Thanks on World Humanitarian Day

At 20 weeks, a pregnant mother contracted COVID-19. Lorena Granados and her baby were in grave danger. A team of Stanford specialists from cardiovascular intensive care, critical care, trauma,...
Jodi MouratisTuesday, April 6, 2021

Can a Self-Help Platform Provide Treatment for Youth with Eating Disorders?

Learning that their teen has an eating disorder can be difficult and deeply troubling news for parents. Even more daunting for families is finding that they’re unable to get access to care when they...
Lynn NicholsTuesday, February 9, 2021

Bass Center Stays Busy and Focused During the Pandemic

Hayden, age 7, gives a wry smile as he snuggles against his mom, Sarah, and makes his stuffed dinosaurs perform tumbling tricks on her body. One lands a flip on her head. Another somersaults down her...
Jodi MouratisThursday, September 10, 2020

A Grandmother’s Gift

It was 6 a.m. when Hai Chang and Phung Ly received the call that they will never forget. “They said, ‘You need to come to the hospital as soon as possible but drive safely’,” recalls Hai. One day...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Caring for Our Community During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 this spring brought challenges and uncertainty to our world. We are proud to share how Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford quickly ramped up frontline efforts to care...
Lynn Nichols and Jodi MouratisWednesday, July 8, 2020

Small but Mighty

When Bronte Benedict was born last October, everything seemed to go as expected. She loved to be held and to go for walks in her stroller with her parents, Marvin and Amanda, near the family’s home...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyMonday, June 29, 2020

Creating Moments of Joy During the Pandemic

Being in the hospital can be challenging, and during the COVID-19 pandemic Packard Children’s patient families are facing new difficulties. To adhere to social distancing practices as well as county...
Cynthia J. Brandt, PhD, President and CEOMonday, June 15, 2020

Safely Reopening our Community, Economy, and Schools

Last week, we hosted an online panel with experts from Stanford Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital on Safely Reopening Our Community, Economy, and Schools. Mary Leonard, MD, chair of...
Cynthia J. Brandt, PhD, President and CEOWednesday, May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Panel with Packard experts: Impact on Children, Families, and Community

Yesterday, Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Packard Children's chair of pediatrics hosted a virtual panel with our hospital's experts, highlighting our local and national response to COVID-19. Yvonne (Bonnie...