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

  • 10/24/2018
    Pediatric Postdocs & Faculty Breakfast Bar
    MSOB, 2nd Fl, Room x275

    Quarterly Pediatric Postdoc breakfast. 


  • 10/26/2018
    Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Problematic Interactive Media Use (PIMU)
    Michael Rich, MD, MPH - Boston Children's Hospital | Harvard Medical School

    Adolescents, children, even infants spend increasing proportions of their waking hours interacting on mobile devices – communicating, learning, and entertaining themselves. We will review research on the media youth use and how they use them and on how those uses affect, in positive as well as negative ways, physical, mental, and social health. 

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Divisions in the Department of Pediatrics