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Improving the health of children around the world

Stanford Packard 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. 

Sarnquist awarded RISE COVID-19 Faculty Seed Grant

Clea Sarnquist, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, has been awarded a Stanford RISE COVID-19 Crisis Response Faculty Seed Grant for work to minimize violence against women and children in Kenya.

Zlotnick Scholar reflection - Jecca steinberg

Zlotnick Memorial scholar and fourth year medical student, Jecca Steinberg, on how her 6-week rotation in Ecuador helped bring together her passion for global health and medicine.

Maldonado COVID research

GCH director, Bonnie Maldonado will co-lead a research collaboration with UCSF and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to track the rate of new regional infections, define population immunity levels and help inform how to safely reopen California’s economy.

Meet our newest residents

Seven pediatric interns have been accepted into the Global Health scholarly concentration in 2020. Click to learn more about this great cohort!

MDB Scholar reflection - Meg Quinn

Mary Duke Biddle scholar and senior peds resident, Meg Quinn, reflects on a rotation that was not what she expected. 

Updated 08/11/2020


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Upcoming Events

Global Health Conversations:

Dr. Heidi Larson and Paul Costello on Vaccine Confidence

Tuesday Sept 29, 2020

9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST

Register online.


Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute Seminar

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: The Impacts of Climate Change on Vector-borne Diseases

Desiree LaBeaud, MD, MS

October 5, 2020 


Register online.


Research on the Structural Racism, Social Injustice and Health Disparities in Maternal and Child Health Pilot Grants

Due October 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Details online.