Stacy FinzTuesday, November 17, 2015

Everything Changed in a Heartbeat: Q&A with Kavin Desai, MD, and Maya Desai

What happens when a 25-year veteran pediatric cardiologist suddenly finds himself with an unexpected new patient—his own daughter? Earlier this year, 15-year-old Maya Desai, an accomplished high...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Foundation Grants: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national fundraising movement launched by the creativity of one young cancer patient, has provided generous support to expand our capacity for pediatric...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Gift Planning: John Kriewall and Elizabeth Haehl

John Kriewall and Elizabeth Haehl are loyal supporters of our hospital. In 2000, the couple was instrumental in the establishment of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program, which combines...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Golf Classic supports new mental health program

On September 21, 18 foursomes of donors and friends played in the second annual Golf Classic to help raise funds for the child and adolescent mental health programs at Lucile Packard Children's...
Megan AlpersTuesday, November 17, 2015

Heart and Soul

Nurses in the Heart Center deliver extraordinary care and compassion on the front lines. It’s not uncommon this time of year to see refrigerators covered with holiday cards and warm wishes from...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

How Your Support Helps in the Children’s Heart Center

Every day, the Children’s Heart Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford delivers unsurpassed outcomes for patients with complex heart conditions. As a not-for-profit hospital, we are...
Stephen Roth, MD, MPH, Director, Children’s Heart CenterTuesday, November 17, 2015

Shaping a Brighter Future

In medicine we often refer to the “natural history of disease”— the normal course that a disease takes in an individual if no treatment occurs. In the case of congenital heart disease, the “natural...
By Rina Shaikh-LeskoTuesday, November 17, 2015

Thinking Outside the Box

With some of the nation’s most innovative researchers in pediatric cardiology, the Children’s Heart Center is transforming the health and well-being of children with heart disease in our community...
Stacy FinzTuesday, November 17, 2015

Works of Heart

Giving birth to her first child was a surreal experience for Tawny Aye—and not the way it is for most mothers. That evening in February 2007, there were as many as 14 doctors, nurses, and other staff...
Julie GreiciusTuesday, November 17, 2015

A Lifetime of Extraordinary Care

In August, George Lui, MD, gave the Stone family of Aptos news that none of them, including Lui himself, had expected. Brooke Stone, 27, had spent the day undergoing rigorous evaluation of her heart...