Pediatric Advocacy Program

The Pediatric Advocacy Program

A partnership between Stanford Medical Center and local communities to improve the health and well being of children in the Silicon Valley. Pediatric residents, medical students and undergraduates work with community partners to address community needs through Education, Service and Research.


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Palo Alto Online, July 27, 2015
East Palo Alto Library takes on new role of helping the hungry.

By Elena Kadvany.
Santa Clara Weekly, February 5, 2015
Hunger Pangs By Diane Andrews
Peninsula Press. December 11, 2012
After years of rising childhood obesity rates, East Palo Alto sees signs of healthy progress. By Kristina Krohn
Peninsula Press. November 8, 2012
Sugary drinks remind immigrant parents of childhood, but pose risks for kids. By Kristina Krohn
My Two Hats Blog. November 5, 2012
Fighting hunger in our neighborhoods. By Dr. Heidi Roman
SF Gate. October 27, 2012
Schools missing mark on drinking water. By Bernice Yeung
KQED. July 10, 2012
Physicians help community feed hungry children in East Palo Alto.
By Saman Ghani Khan

Hunger program

When summer break begins, it can mean several weeks of hunger for children in East Palo Alto who depend on school lunches from September to June. This past summer, however, the story was different ...

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Stanford Advocacy Track (StAT) provides community and advocacy training for pediatric residents


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