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.
June 21, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Residents Housewide Debate: This House Believes That More Regulatory Efforts are Needed to Curb the Opioid Epidemic Kamaal Jones, MD, Michael O'Hara, MD, Bradley Segal, MD, Jewel Sheehan, MD
The opioid epidemic is responsible for ~ 50,000 deaths per year in the US. Prescription opioids are often the first exposure and have been associated with persistent use and abuse. Whether or not heightened regulatory efforts around prescribing will impact subsequent abuse is controversial.
June 28, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): 20 Years of Gene Therapy for SCID and Beyond Alain Fischer, MD, PhD - Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases
Anne T. Bass Lecture Series in Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
This presentation will describe the development of gene therapy for SCID-X1, and for other primary immunodeficiencies including rationale, assessment of safety, efficacy and the subsequent steps.
This is the last session of Pediatric Grand Rounds for the 2018-2019 academic year. We will resume Friday, September 6, 2019