Sari HarrarThursday, December 9, 2021

Fresh Take on Mental Health Care

Stanford and Packard Children's Hospital are building new models for youth mental health care. Most mental health challenges begin in childhood, the teen years, or young adulthood. It's a burden...
Sari HarrarThursday, December 9, 2021

allcove: Where Every Youth Belongs

Step into the new allcove centers in San Jose and Palo Alto and discover mental health care for young people, reimagined. There are colorful, comfortable chairs and couches. Open, airy spaces. As you...
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...
Krishna Farol-SchenckThursday, December 9, 2021

Born a Fighter

Baby Nataly is home for the holidays after six months in our hospital. Pablo and Damaris Sánchez found out they were having a little girl 20 weeks into their pregnancy. But the exciting news took an...
Esther ChapmanThursday, December 9, 2021

Today's Philanthropy, Tomorrow's Cures

Generous support from our donors enables Packard Children's Hospital to invest in leading-edge research and attract world-class pediatric specialists. Tanja Gruber, MD, PhD, knows firsthand the power...
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Alok Patel, MD: Connecting Media and Medicine

Sometimes when Alok Patel, MD, walks into a patient’s room, he’ll catch a glimpse of his own face on the television. It can come as a surprise to his patients, who may not know that their doctor...
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Thank You Notes (Fall 2021)

Every day, donors like you make gifts of all sizes to build a healthier future for children and expectant mothers. Your support makes our hospital a special place for our patients and families, and...
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...