Megan AlpersFriday, November 1, 2013

Going the Distance: Clinic Prepares Team for a Lifetime of Good Health

Meet LaJay LaJay Phillips has a fan club at the Teen Liver Transplant Transitioning Clinic, and it’s easy to see why. Now 20 years old, LaJay is one of the clinic’s success stories and serves as an...
Ruth SchechterFriday, November 1, 2013

Passion, Dedication, Expertise

Meet Dr. Concepcion Waldo Concepcion, MD, FACS, is director of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and professor of surgery at Stanford School of Medicine. He...
Sunday, September 1, 2013

What makes Packard Children’s “the best”?

In June, U.S. News & World Report honored Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals, placing six of our specialties in the top 15, and nine additional...
Megan AlpersSunday, September 1, 2013

Scamper 2013 was a success!

On June 23, more than 3,000 participants joined us at the sold-out Packard Summer Scamper and helped raise over $360,000 for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, more than doubling last year’s...
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Mark ShwartzSunday, September 1, 2013

Expanding the Realm of Possibility: 10 Breakthroughs in Pediatric Organ Transplantation Pioneered at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

1. Big Org ans for Little Kids “Because of the chronic shortage of organs for children, we’ve had to get creative,” says Carlos Esquivel, MD, PhD. He was one of the first surgeons to tailor a liver...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Special Delivery

Meet Elena Though many pregnant women rush to the hospital during labor, few arrive as Tara Sharp did, flying 90 miles by emergency helicopter from Sebastopol to Palo Alto. Her doctors at Lucile...
Megan AlpersWednesday, May 1, 2013

Foundation for the Future: Hospital Expansion Update

Private patient rooms, advanced medical technology, and added space for clinical services, medical research, and training and education – all are benefits of the Packard Children’s expansion project...
Melissa LeavittFriday, March 1, 2013

All Grown Up: From Tiny Transplant Patient to Thriving Young Adult

Miranda Ashland is one busy girl. A thriving high school senior from Saratoga, she’s filling out college applications and starring in her school’s production of Oliver! — and even recently won a...
Grace HammerstromThursday, November 1, 2012

Life After Cancer: Helping Children and Families Cope with Long-Term Effects of Cancer Survival

For Claire Harding of San Mateo, cancer treatment was life saving – and life changing. Just days before her tenth birthday, she was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a malignant brain tumor. After...
Ruth SchechterThursday, November 1, 2012

Packard Children's Breaks Ground: Transformational Expansion Now Under Way

In early September, Packard Children’s broke ground on a 521,000-square-foot expansion. The project will add 150 patient rooms, specialized operating rooms, and the most advanced technology available...