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Improving the health of children around the world

Stanford Packard Global Child Health Program

We are committed to improving the health and well-being of children around the world through medical training, multi-disciplinary research, and improved clinical care for the underserved. Our team is equipping the next generation of physician-leaders in global pediatrics. 

MDB reflection - Silvia Vaca

Mary Duke Biddle scholar and fourth year medical student, Silvia Vaca, on how her 6-week MDB rotation revitalized her passion for global health.

MDB reflection - Paula Trepman

Mary Duke Biddle scholar and fourth year medical student, Paula Trepman, on lessons learned from her rotation in Ecuador.

MDB reflection - AJ Millet

Mary Duke Biddle scholar and fourth year medical student, AJ Millet, reflects on her time at the community health centers and hospitals of Riobamba, Ecuador. 

Seed Grants awarded

The winners of the 2019 Stanford Global Child Health Equity seed grant program were announced at the Global Health Research Convening in January. Congratulations to the two teams. Thanks to the Maternal and Child Health Research Institute and Stanford Global Health for their support. 

Witnessing inequities in care

Mary Duke Biddle scholar expected to see inequities in health care access when he prepared for his rotation in Ecuador but the biggest differences weren't what he expected. Read more about his experience.

Meet our newest residents

Four pediatric interns have been accepted into the Global Health scholarly concentration this year. Click to learn more about this great cohort!

Global Child Health and Diversity

Under the leadership of Dr. Bonnie Maldonado, Academic Director of Global Child Health and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, our team is passionate about the intersection between diversity and global child health. So, too, are our residents!  Dr. Ezinne Emeruwa (PGY-II) discusses what that looks like to her.


Follow the link to the Stanford Medicine Giving Page to support our work. Select (Stanford Medicine - Other) and specify the GHFGG Global Child Health Program Fd. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

Maternal and Child Health Research Institute

November 15, 2019

LKSC, Berg Hall


Stanford Global Health Research Convening

January 29, 2020

Arillaga Alumni Center