Stanford Children’s Health is the only network in the area—and one of the few in the country—exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care. Our doctors and facilities bring our Stanford Children’s Health level of extraordinary care to our multiple specialty locations, pediatric practices and partner hospital locations across the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Which means that a Stanford Children’s Health physician is easy to access, closer to home.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford began with one mom's vision. Lucile Salter Packard, our generous founder and visionary for children's health, believed strongly in caring for both the body and soul of every child. That commitment to nurturing care continues to guide Stanford Children's Health and our aptly named Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, today. Learn more about the vision, mission and values of Stanford Children’s Health.
We strive to provide the best nurturing care for every patient. This requires both world-class clinical care and a stellar hospital experience. Our organization is on the accreditation path towards Magnet Recognition, a program that acknowledges health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Providing extraordinary family-centered care is the ultimate goal of everything our doctors, nurses and specialized support do every day.
As part of our continued leadership in pediatric and obstetric health, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is building the country's most technologically advanced, family-friendly and environmentally sustainable facility for children and pregnant women. We look forward to welcoming families, doctors and staff to our new facility when it opens in early 2017. Read more.
From routine check-ups and specialized procedures to advanced treatment and critical care, Stanford Children’s Health has never been easier to access. One of our doctors can be reached within 10 miles of most Bay Area family homes, and we’re broadening our care network every day through partnerships that share our dedication to infants, children, adolescents and pregnant moms. Learn more about our growing network
Opened in 1991, the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
We provide extraordinary care today. Our new expanded hospital will allow us to be even better. We’re building the country’s most technologically advanced, family-friendly and environmentally sustainable hospital for children and pregnant moms, to open in Summer 2017.
Established in 1885, Stanford University is one of the world's leading research universities and premier academic brands, particularly noted for top-ranked programs that include physical and biological sciences. Patients of all ages who receive care at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford or Stanford Hospital & Clinics benefit greatly from the close proximity to the university which fosters multidisciplinary research, family-centered-care and groundbreaking innovation.
Stanford Medicine is the West Coast’s oldest medical school and worldwide leader in patient care, education, research and innovation. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is proud to be the primary teaching hospital of Stanford Medicine – one of the top-ranked academic medical institutions in the country.
Throughout history, Stanford Medicine has been home to cutting-edge medical advances, including the first successful adult human heart transplant in the country and the first combined heart-lung transplant in the world. This innovation, combined with our focus on family-centered care, has helped both our hospitals earn top U.S. rankings and international recognition for adult and pediatric care.
In addition to our hospital, Stanford Children’s Health connects you to community partners, which include 650 physicians and specialists throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and partnerships in 90 locations across six states. Our network also includes several satellite hospital locations throughout Northern California and joint venture partnerships with Sutter California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) and John Muir Health, among others. Read more.
The men and women who make up Stanford Children’s Health’s management team and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Board of Directors come from a variety of backgrounds and industries. Together, they determine our future direction and direct our investments. In addition, select corporate partnerships enable us to work with visionary technology companies and their leaders to advance patient care.
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health works to improve the health and well-being of children and expectant mothers by fundraising on behalf of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and child health programs at Stanford School of Medicine. With our community’s generous support, we can ensure the best care for today and great hope for tomorrow.
The Corporate Partners Program is a philanthropic engagement between Stanford Medicine and leading global companies to inspire and create solutions for care delivery and wellness through transformational research, education and support of lifelong health.
We are grateful to our Corporate Partners for their ongoing commitment, partnership and support of our vision for the future of medicine.
Please contact Marisa Desai, MPH, at email@example.com to learn more about the Corporate Partners Program.
At Stanford Children’s Health our passion for providing unparalleled care for kids and pregnant moms goes far beyond our hospital walls. As a not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to providing extraordinary outcomes for our both our patients and the community. From providing exceptional care to our community’s most vulnerable to training the next generation of doctors and medical professionals, investing in the health of the community imbues the work we do in every community we touch. In 2014, we invested more than $208 million in Community Benefit services and activities which includes our Medi-Cal shortfall of more than $191 million. We work closely with local nonprofits and community leaders to ensure the continued improvement of the health of our community. Together we are building healthier, happy communities.
As part of our mission, Stanford Children's Health advocates on behalf of and with our patients and families in the community and before governmental bodies to ensure that all children and their families have access to quality care. Advocacy includes educating the community and policy leaders on the health needs of children and pregnant moms, being involved in legislation that affects children's health and working with physicians as they advocate for their patients and families.
Our commitment to family wellness and preventative care is demonstrated through our health education classes, child safety programs and community lectures held at the hospital and throughout the Bay Area. We offer programs and classes to enhance the lives of parents and children. Our Start Strong series focuses on pregnancy, childbirth and newborn and maternal care while Your Child’s Health University offers classes designed for parents and their children through adolescence. Get insights from our clinical experts and participate in community health events to learn how to keep your children safe and healthy.
Our commitment to the safety and well-being of children extends into the community. Learn more about our Childhood Injury Prevention Program.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford provides, with our partners, a variety of services and programs to increase awareness and help prevent childhood accidents and injury.
Learn more about how we work to keep kids safe and happy: