Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics advances the health of infants, children and adolescents worldwide through innovative medical care, research, training and advocacy. In partnership with Stanford Children’s Health, our researchers and clinicians collaborate across the bench-to-bedside-to-backyard continuum, transforming their discoveries into the most effective diagnostics, treatments and prevention therapies available today.


Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine News

  • Infants do better with buprenorphine

    Stanford Medicine and Harvard researchers found that buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy was linked to better outcomes for newborns than methadone.

  • Older, younger kids equally OK with phones

    Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades.

  • Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76

    The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.


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