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.

Featured Events

  • 01/25/2019
    SIMCore 2.0: Simulation as an Indispensable Clinical Service Partner and High Reliability Catalyst for Children's Hospitals
    Peter Weinstock, MD, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital | Harvard Medical School

    A practicing pediatric intensive care unit physician, Dr. Weinstock's passion has been to move the needle on healthcare by allowing medicine to increasingly follow suit with all other high stakes industries – namely, to embed regular, timely, ‘life like’, simulation-based rehearsal opportunities for staff, patients and families (i.e. “Practicing prior to game time”) to optimize safe, reliable care for all.

  • 02/01/2019
    Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME) - Pediatric Tuberculosis
    Kristen Wendorf, MD, MS - California Department of Public Health

    Highlighting the work public health does in identifying and treating people with TB disease and their contacts so that the medical system and the public health system can work in concert to help eliminate TB from California.

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Now Accepting Abstracts for the 10th Annual Pediatrics Research Retreat: Ten Years of Scientific Discovery & Innovation

The Department of Pediatrics invites submissions for oral abstracts and posters for the 10th Annual Pediatrics ResearchRetreat. This is an opportunity for faculty, fellows, residents, postdocs, and students of all disciplines to share the latest research developments in their field. Abstracts should represent completed research focused in the clinical or basic sciences. Fellows, Residents, Postdocs, and Students are strongly encouraged to submit their work. All abstracts must be submitted no later than January 15, 2019 at 5:00pm PST.

Divisions in the Department of Pediatrics