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

  • 02/20/2019
    Pediatric Postdocs & Faculty Breakfast Bar
    Stanford Hospital, 3rd Fl, G330

    Quarterly Pediatric Postdoc breakfast. 


  • 02/22/2019
    Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME) - How to Successfully Conduct Pediatric and Neonatal Regulatory Clinical Trials
    Ronald Ariagno, MD - Stanford School of Medicine & Lynne Yao, MD - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    A Neonatology community consensus to establish a national neonatal regulatory research network that initially focuses on standardizing existing observational health data and applying clinical analysis tools could be the effective catalyst for enabling a true learning healthcare system in neonatology and would complement standard regulatory pediatric clinical studies to achieve safety and efficacy data needed to support indications and labelling for neonates.

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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