Ryan Padrez

Ryan Padrez

Medical Director

The Primary Schoool

Ryan Padrez, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician and Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Ryan is also the Medical Director of The Primary School, a new integrated health and early education model that serves low-income children and families in East Palo Alto, CA. The school’s approach is working to integrate primary education and primary care, effectively braiding together early education, health, and family support services starting in infancy. While at The Primary School he continues to care for patients and teach pediatric residents and medical students at Gardner Packard Children's Health Center. Ryan also serves on the national Executive Committee for The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on School Health. His scholarly work, community projects, and leadership focus on the intersection and reform of primary care pediatrics and early childhood education to eliminate disparities. He works to integrate the health and education systems and remains dedicated to promoting models and policies that ensure high quality care and support are accessible to all children.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:00 pm
3:40 pm

Tip of the Spear: Early Childhood (In Partnership with Sesame Workshop)

Harbor C, Level 2

The Growing Importance of Social & Emotional Development and Learning