Division News

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

In Brief


  • Robert Castro, MD, was elected as the Chair of the American Board of Pediatrics Subcommittee, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. His term begins January 1, 2022. Dr. Castro has been a member of the subcommittee since 2019.
  • Anca Pasca, MD, was selected to be a member of the Society for Pediatric Research.
  • Our AAP section named an award after our very own Lou Halamek, MD. In October Halamek received the inaugural Lou Halamek Excellence in Pediatric Simulation Award, which honors his dedication, profound impact, and legacy in improving safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in the care of newborns and mothers through groundbreaking work and advocacy in neonatal, pediatric, and obstetric simulation.
  • Janene Fuerch, MD, is not only a compassionate neonatologist—she’s also a successful entrepreneur. Fuerch co-founded women’s reproductive health company Emme, and this fall Time Magazine named Emme’s smart birth control system one of the top 100 best inventions of 2021.



Oct October 21 Thu 2021

Oct October 04 Mon 2021

Aug August 23 Mon 2021

Jul July 28 Wed 2021

Jun June 16 Wed 2021

May May 18 Tue 2021

May May 14 Fri 2021

Melissa Scala discusses the benefits of kargaroo care

(Stanford Children's Health blog)

Apr April 27 Tue 2021

Apr April 09 Fri 2021

Mar March 14 Sun 2021

Feb February 16 Tue 2021

Jan January 06 Wed 2021