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Neonatology ranks sixth in nation by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals survey. Once again, we have ranked as one of the top 10 neonatology programs in the country. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is ranked as the #1 children's hospital in Northern California and one of the top 10 children's hospitals in the U.S.

Class of 2022 Fellows Graduate!

Congratulations our graduating Class of 2022 fellows, Xuxin ChenJonathan Reiss, and Pearl Houghteling. They’re off to do more great things! Dr. Chen accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Reiss has been accepted into the Stanford Department of Pediatrics Bridge to K Program, where he will receive mentorship and support to compete for an NIH Career Development K Award. Dr. Houghteling is heading to Boston, MA, where she will be an Instructor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 


Providing family-centered care and specialized services in neonatal-perinatal medicine


Training the next generation of leaders in human development and neonatology


Performing groundbreaking research that improves outcomes for mothers and babies

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Honors at 2022 Stanford Department of Pediatrics Faculty & Staff Awards Day

Weichen Ling and Sonia Bonifacio, MD, and Janene Fuerch, MD  all three invaluable members of our neontaology team — were honored at the 2022 Stanford Department of Pediatrics Faculty and Staff Award Day in late June. Weichen Ling received the Staff DRIVE Award, Dr. Bonifacio received the Fernando Mendoza DRIVE Award, and Dr. Fuerch received the Early Career Clinical Excellence Award.  Read more >