Our Mission

We provide high-level treatment and quality care for children living with life-limiting/life-threatening/complex chronic conditions and support for patients and families, as well caregivers.

Quality of Life and Pediatric Palliative Care

The Division of Quality of Life and Pediatric Palliative Care is the newest division in the Department of Pediatrics within Stanford Medicine. In deep partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, this new division is focused on providing comprehensive care and collaborative planning with patients and families. Our interdisciplinary approach is rooted in clinical service with key pillars of focus in: 

  • Education
  • Research
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy

Pediatric Palliative Care at LPCH Stanford 

To learn more about the Pediatric Palliative Care team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and how they are also deeply committed to helping patients achieve the best quality of life possible, click here

Stanford Medicine News

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Continues to Rank Among Top Children’s Hospitals in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals survey. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has once again been name the top children's hospital in Northern California and one of the top children's hospitals in the U.S. We're honored to work so directly with one the top ten children's hospitals in the country.