Division News

A compilation of professional and academic accomplishments and recognition in the popular press

In Brief


  • William Benitz, MD, was a featured speaker at the Hot Topics in Neonatology conference in National Harbor, MD, December 9-11. This year’s conference spotlighted sepsis, and Dr. Benitz spoke about options in implementing strategies for early-onset sepsis screening. The preconference on December 8 focused on neonatal quality, and Jochen Profit, MD, MPH, was the keynote speaker talking about culture and how it drives quality.
  • Anoop Rao, MD, and Bill Rhine, MD, and GE Global Research have initiated a new collaborative effort and sponsored research agreement titled "NICU of the Future" to enable development and testing of devices that are necessary to advance the care that is provided to infants. Devices to enable unobtrusive vital sign monitoring are currently being tested in the NICU at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.


Dec December 13 Fri 2019

Closing the gap for the littlest patients who need long-term care (Stanford Children's Health Healthier, Happy Lives Blog)

Sep September 26 Thu 2019

Jul July 29 Mon 2019

NICU disparities disadvantage infants of color (MedPage Today)

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Jul July 16 Tue 2019

Hefty nicknames for 2019's tiniest baby (Stanford Children's Health -- Patient Stories)

May May 06 Mon 2019

New research links brain injury from low oxygen to specific cells (Stanford Medicine News)

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U.S. News

Mar March 19 Tue 2019

Feb February 28 Thu 2019

Feb February 27 Wed 2019

Jan January 03 Thu 2019