Get to Know Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Our hospital began with one mom's vision. Lucile Salter Packard, our generous founder and visionary for children's health, believed strongly in caring for both the body and soul of every child. That commitment to nurturing care continues to guide us today.

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Thanks to the generosity of friends like YOU, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has grown into one of the nation's top hospitals for the care of children and expectant mothers. We provide world-class care and extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty, with care ranging from the routine to rare, regardless of a family's ability to pay.

As a not-for-profit hospital, we rely on your support to provide the best possible care to our community's children and families.

Stanford University School of Medicine is a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, collaborative discoveries, and innovation. The School of Medicine consistently ranks among the nation's top 10 medical schools, integrating research, medical education, patient care, and community service. Your support makes it possible for us to advance training and research to improve the health of children here in our community and around the world.

For more information on areas of support, visit our Fundraising Events page.