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Who We Are

We are a diverse team of healthcare professionals who engage in groundbreaking research and collaborate with families to offer first-rate care to sick newborns.

Clinical Care

We deliver inclusive, family-centered care and offer specialized services in perinatal-neonatal medicine. 


We train neonatologists and developmental biologists to be leaders in their field.


We perform transdisciplinary research that promotes change, improving outcomes for mothers and babies.

In Brief | Division News


The California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC) celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2017. This anniversary booklet includes a timeline of major CPQCC milestones, list of key advances with selected publications, information on partner organizations and quality improvement toolkits, and a summary of outcomes.

Registration is now open for the ninth NeuroNICU training course at Lucile Packard/Stanford Children’s Hospital. The course will be held at Stanford University on May 3 & 4, 2017 to coincide with the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Francisco (May 6-9, 2017). Register for the NeuroNICU course, and the review the full agenda and brochure

Dr. Gary Darmstadt is senior author on a review article in Health Policy and Planning that examines the impact of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls on health and development outcomes. The article was selected as an Editor’s Choice, and a podcast featuring Darmstadt was released by the journal.

The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative releases its latest Maternal Quality Toolkit.

Download it here.