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.

Program Achievements

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

April  2024 Stanford Medicine Children’s Health ASP Program again recognized by IDSA Center of Excellence
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
Nov 2021 Offering of PGY2 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Residency
May 2021 Global Changes to Vancomycin Reaction

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