Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics
The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world by. Offering broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.
September 24, 2019 ENGAGE Leadership Series: What is Leadership and What It Isn't - Developing Your Leadership Map Tom Collins, MD - Pediatrics, Cardiology
This session will be a didactic activity covering the characteristics and definition of leadership, how it differs from management, why leadership is important in medicine, the most important skills for successful leadership, and a frame for attendees to use to build their leadership approach and abilities.
September 27, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME)- Severe Influenza Viral Infection: Novel Vaccine and Gene Therapy Approaches David B. Lewis - Stanford School of Medicine
An overview of influenza A pandemics and their potential threats to worldwide health. This will be followed by the current limitiations of annual flu vaccines for providing protection against newly emerging strains. Three different strategies will be discussed that are being developed to provide enhanced protection against severe influenza A infection.