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Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship

To promote the appropriate use of antimicrobials, reduce antimicrobial resistance, and spread of infection caused by multi-drug-resistant organisms and reduce the spread of infection, with the goal of promoting improved patient outcomes in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Mission Statement

To promote judicious and appropriate antimicrobial use to achieve the best patient outcomes across the Stanford Medicine Children’s Health enterprise.

Program Updates

January 2024

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health ASP program again recognized by CDPH HAI Antimicrobial Stewardship Honor Roll and designated with GOLD status


July 2023

Welcome Lauren Kushner, MD, new associate medical director for ASP

 July 2022

ASP website launch

November 2021

Offering of PGY2 Pediatric Infectious Diseases residency

May 2021

Global changes to Vancomycin Reaction


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Program Achievements

CDPH Gold Honor Roll Badge
IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship