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

  • May 24, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Climate Change: What Every Pediatrician Needs to Know Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH - Boston Children's Hospital

    Too often misunderstood as a problem of the future, or as a problem for someone living somewhere else, events such as the recent wildfires and droughts in California make clear that climate change is a concern for here and now. This presentation will illuminate the connections between climate change, and the reliance on dirty fuels that drive it, and child health. 

  • May 31, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): New Path for Pediatric Safety - TOGETHER Stephen Muething, MD - Cincinnati Children's Hospital

    Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Pediatric Patient Safety Lecture
    This session will describe the journey to one organization and the journey of more than 100 organizations collaborating with a common goal to achieve zero serious harm for all patients and staff.  

Divisions in the Department of Pediatrics