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OUR HOSPITAL

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Our hospital was the vision of Lucile Salter Packard, our generous founding donor and visionary for children’s health. Her dream was simple: to nurture the body and soul of every child.

 
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NATURE IS NURTURING

She believed in the power of nature as an important part of the healing process.

EMBRACING CHILDHOOD

She wanted kids to be treated like kids—not just patients.

FAMILY-CENTERED CARE

She believed that caring for a child meant involving the whole family.

ABOUT LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL STANFORD

Stanford Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is the Bay Area’s largest health care system exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. As a top-ranked children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we are a leader in providing world-class, nurturing care and achieving extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty. Stanford Children’s Health provides everything from specialty care to general pediatrics and can be accessed through more than 60 locations across Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region. As the pediatric and obstetric teaching hospital for the world-renowned Stanford University School of Medicine, we’re cultivating the next generation of medical professionals and are at the forefront of scientific research to improve children’s health outcomes around the world. We are a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the community through meaningful outreach programs and services and providing necessary medical care to families, regardless of their ability to pay. Discover more at stanfordchildrens.org.

PACKARD CHILDREN’S VISION

To heal humanity through science and compassion, one child and family at a time.

PACKARD CHILDREN’S MISSION

Extraordinary Care. Continual Learning. Breakthrough Discoveries.

Today, our hospital honors Lucile Packard’s vision through our dedication to delivering innovative services and unparalleled family-centered care.