Our Mission

We provide the highest quality of care for our patients and their families, by promoting a collaborative and engaging environment for trainees, colleagues, staff and faculty that advances the care for critically ill children.


The critical care team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital is prepared to help critically ill children return to health.


The overarching mission of our Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) Fellowship Program is to develop the next generation of academic leaders in the field of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Division prides itself on collaborative, diverse and far-reaching research, focused on studying the biology and management of critical illnesses in children.  

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Ranks in U.S News & World Report's 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals survey. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is ranked as the #1 children's hospital in Northern California and one of the top 10 children's hospitals in the U.S. Once again, we are honored to work so directly with one the top ten children's hospitals in the country. Click here to read more.