Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Care + Cures Podcast, Episode 1: Transforming Patient Care: Using VR to Help Kids Cope with Difficult Medical Procedures

Transforming Patient Care: Using VR to Help Kids Cope with Difficult Medical Procedures Featured Speaker: Tom Caruso, MD Episode 01 | 32 minutes February 1, 2021 “[Through using immersive...
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Sari HarrarThursday, December 9, 2021

Empowering Parents, Helping Children

When a child has a mental health need—whether it’s a little reassurance at bedtime or coping with a behavioral disorder—parents can be their child’s best ally, says Mari Kurahashi, MD, MPH, clinical...
Sari HarrarThursday, December 9, 2021

Victor Carrion, MD: Studying How Mindfulness Relieves Traumatic Stress

"Stress is not all bad," says Victor Carrion, MD, the John A. Turner, MD, Endowed Professor for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and director of the Stanford Early Life Stress and Resilience Program...
Sari HarrarThursday, December 9, 2021

Irene Loe, MD: Promoting a Growth Mindset

As kindergarteners and first- and second-graders settled into in-person learning this fall at San Francisco's Tenderloin Community School, Stanford pediatrician Irene Loe, MD, launched a research...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyThursday, August 19, 2021

You Helped Caroline Ring the Golden Bell

Six-year-old Caroline stepped up to the pole festooned with yellow, orange, and pink streamers and grabbed the rope attached to a very special golden bell. As she pulled the cord and the bell clanged...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

In the News (Summer 2021)

Pediatric Transplant Program Receives Top Recognition Stanford Children’s Health is ranked as a national leader for pediatric organ transplantation, according to recent data from the Scientific...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

30 Years of Hope and Discovery

In 1991, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford opened its doors thanks to a $70 million donation from Lucile Packard, an advocate for the health of children and expectant mothers, and her...
Jodi MouratisThursday, April 15, 2021

Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation’s Gift Supports Innovators in Pediatric Health Technology

Did you know that medical devices designed for children lag well behind adult technologies? To speed up pediatric medical device research and development for the youngest patients, the Frederick...
Erin GrahamFriday, March 5, 2021

Bucky Is Here Because You Care

Bucky loves dancing, watching “Teletubbies,” and playing with anything with wheels,” his mom, Anna Greunke says. “He’s just so happy all of the time.” But when Bucky was 2 weeks old, Anna knew that...
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...