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fostering a culture of compassion, equity, learning, and leadership to enable scientific innovation and promote the health, well-being, and potential of newborns, their families, and our team.

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.

Ready, Set ... Scamper!

Our Stanford Neo team, affectionately dubbed Tiny n’ Tuff, will be racing in the annual Summer Scamper 5K, our hospital’s biggest community fundraiser. Run or walk with us, or donate here! Your generous gift will support our new NephroNICU at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Funding contributes to our cutting-edge research that saves lives and improves outcomes for the smallest babies requiring kidney dialysis.  


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

In Brief | Division News

Dr. Susan Hintz wins Alwin C. Rambar-James B.D. Mark Award

Susan Hintz, MD, MS Epi, was selected to receive the 2023 Alwin C. Rambar-James B.D. Mark Award for Excellence in Patient Care. This award recognizes a member of Stanford Medicine faculty who shows compassion in working with patients and their families, exhibits excellence in providing medical treatment, and is effective and pleasant when interacting with patient-care staff. In addition, the recipient of this award is a role model for young clinicians and trainees at Stanford.

Drs. Krisa Van Meurs and Lisa Bain honored with 2023 Medical Staff Awards

Two members of our leadership team were recently honored with 2023 Medical Staff Awards for their dedication and commitment to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Krisa Van Meurs, MD, received the Distinguished Medical Staff Award to recognize her outstanding, long-term contributions, which include serving as Medical Director of both our neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation program and NeuroNICU. Lisa Bain, MD, Medical Director of LPCH Intermediate Care Nursery, received the Medical Staff Impact Award in recognition of leading quality improvement efforts to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in our NICU by 90%.