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Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Develops New Pediatric Palliative Care Strategy

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health recently developed a new palliative care team designed to help improve access and quality among underserved pediatric populations. The pediatric palliative team is taking a three-tiered approach to care delivery that includes building collaborative relationships with health care providers across the continuum, according to Dr. Justin Baker, division chief and director of the Division of Quality of Life and Pediatric Palliative Care at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health.

Launch of the Children’s Palliative Care Leadership Institute

Our Division Chief, Justin N. Baker, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM, represented Stanford Medicine as he participated in the launch of The Children’s Palliative Care Leadership Institute, an innovative new children's palliative care training program, in India. 

New Division of Quality of Life and Pediatric Palliative Care

We are thrilled to announce the creation of a new Division of Quality of Life and Pediatric Palliative Care within the Department of Pediatrics. We’ve recruited two extraordinary additions to our world-class palliative care team: Drs. Justin Baker and Alexis Morvant will join the faculty in the coming month and will build upon the storied legacies of Drs. Harvey Cohen, and Dr. Barbara Sourkes. 

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

STANFORD, Calif.—Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has once again been named the top children’s hospital in Northern California and is ranked No. 3 among all Pacific-region children’s hospitals, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2023–24 Best Children’s Hospitals survey, published today.

At State of Stanford Medicine, reviewing accomplishments and looking toward the future

At the annual assembly, Stanford Medicine leaders provided updates on the new Stanford Hospital and other construction projects, and scientists recounted research advances made possible by a colleague’s tissue donation.