improving the health of children around the world

About the Stanford Global Child Health Program

We are committed to improving the health and well-being of children around the world through medical training, multi-disciplinary research, and improved clinical care for the underserved. Our team is equipping the next generation of physician-leaders in global pediatrics. 

Global Child Health and Diversity

Under the leadership of Dr. Bonnie Maldonado, Academic Director of Global Child Health and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, our team is passionate about the intersection between diversity and global child health. So, too, are our residents!  Dr. Ezinne Emeruwa (PGY-II) discusses what that looks like to her.

*CLOSED* Global Child Health Equity Fellows

With funding from the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity's inaugural Diversity, Innovation, and Inclusion Fund, the Global Child Health Equity Fellows (GCHEF) program seeks to support Stanford undergraduate students who contribute to diversity, broadly defined, of the future global child health workforce.

Two Fellows will be selected to work alongside faculty and staff in the Stanford/Packard Global Child Health (GCH) program over the summer of 2017. Learn more about our programs in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa on this site.



• Summer quarter stipend (up to $5,000 for 8 weeks)

• Faculty and staff mentorship

• Applied research skill development in active GCH projects

• Networking events at Stanford and around the Bay Area



• Rising Stanford juniors and seniors.

• Interest in global child health research or clinical practice.

• Would contribute to increasing racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic diversity and others whose backgrounds and experiences would diversify the global health workforce.



• By April 10, 2017 at 5PM PST, applicants must complete an online application.

• A selection committee composed of faculty and staff will review applications, invite the strongest applicants for interviews, and select the final applicants in late spring 2017.



Stanford/Packard Global Child Health Program Managers



Follow the link to the Stanford Medicine Giving Page to support our work. Select (Stanford Medicine - Other) and specify the GHFGG Global Child Health Program Fd. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

Women Leader's in Global Health conference

October 12, 2017

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