Shashank V. Joshi, MD; Meg Durbin, MD; and Sami Hartley on behalf of the HEARD Alliance (Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression)Thursday, November 10, 2016

Local Experts Offer Advice and Guidance

As we work in the community to provide education about wellness, depression, and suicide prevention, we hear students raising important issues about mental health. Below are some of the most common...
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Chloe SorensenThursday, November 10, 2016

Listen More. Listen Deeply.

Two years ago, during my sophomore year, I lost a peer to suicide. This was not the first death by suicide at my school, and it was unfortunately not the last. The losses that my friends and I have...
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Jennifer Yuan & Elizabeth KuriakoseThursday, November 10, 2016

From Neuroscience to Yoga

A determined psychiatrist puts Stanford science to work for our community’s most vulnerable children. Just down the road from Stanford University is East Palo Alto, a hard-scrabble community that...
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Megan AlpersTuesday, August 30, 2016

You Helped Isabel Find Her Voice

“Go Robert!” shouted 12-year-old Isabel Miranda as her older brother sprinted across the finish line. That morning at Summer Scamper , Robert outran 2,019 other racers to take third place in the 5k...
Lindsay OkamotoTuesday, August 30, 2016

Your Impact on Research

This summer Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, (pictured above) became the new Adalyn Jay Physician-In-Chief at Packard Children's and the chair of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. She...
Monday, June 6, 2016

A Future You Made Possible

If you thought our first 25 years were great—just wait. Our next 25 will be even better. Thanks to the generous support of donors like you, our community’s hopes and dreams have taken shape in the...
Friday, May 27, 2016

A Second Chance to Say Thank You

Your support provided care for two generations of a local family. Baby Shannon Ivarson needed a hero when she entered the world at Stanford Hospital. Born in 1981 at just 29 weeks gestation, she...
Friday, May 27, 2016

Doris is Breathing Easier Thanks to You

Doris “Lipstick Girl” Diaz never left the house without a shiny coat of pink lip gloss. More than keeping up appearances, it was her way of coping with her health challenges. Her greatest wish? To...
Guest blogger: Heather BergenFriday, May 27, 2016

Kindergarten, Here We Come

Your hospital saved our baby at 13 months of age, successfully removing a tumor which ran bowel to heart. We had kindergarten orientation last night! This mama can NEVER thank you enough. Heather...
Guest blogger: Elizabeth DunlevieFriday, May 27, 2016

One of My Proudest Moments

Packard Children’s was initially just a place where our family’s healthy babies were born. That all changed for us 15 years ago when one of our children was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness...