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The transition to adult life is even more complicated for those with special health care needs. Our Youth In Transition (YIT) program welcomes young people (age 18-25) with chronic illness to partner with us to optimize their health.
As family medicine specialists, we coordinate the healthy part of care for people with complex care needs. We partner with our patients to help them stay productive and healthy, and connect them with specialty care resources, when needed.
Transition planning from pediatric to adult care
Comprehensive intake, including physical examination, medical history, and an opportunity to meet and ask questions
Preventive care visits, including check-ups, flu shots, vaccinations, etc.
Non-urgent primary care, including treatment of minor injuries and illnesses
Specialty care coordination, including transition planning from pediatric to adult specialists, when needed
Patient education to optimize health and well-being
Stanford Health Care is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Let us know what you want to cover with your doctor when you make your appointment
Complete and print the adult or pediatric medical history forms
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to appointment to complete pre-visit registration
DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT
Tell your doctor why you are here and what your concerns are
We will take your medical history, perform a physical exam, and any necessary lab tests
Feel free to ask any questions. We will explain what our understanding of your problem is, what treatment we recommend, and why.
Arrange for any follow-ups, either by phone or return visit
Emergency room visits outside clinic hours no longer require pre-authorization by your doctor, by California State Law. Make sure you inform your physician within 24 hours following your visit.
Be aware of your health plan limitations - unless you require 911 emergency transport, some health plans require you to obtain all after-hours emergency care at Stanford ER if you have a primary care doctor at Stanford.
A physician is on-call after hours to coordinate any emergency care needs which arise after-hours and can be reached at the 24 hour number: 650-498-9000.