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William Rhine

Professor of Pediatrics

Organization:  Stanford University
Education: MD

Dr. William Rhine has been a part of the medical academic community at Stanford for over 30 years, where he trained and has risen through its faculty.  He has been the medical director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital for 15 years, and has served as president of the LPCH Medical Staff, acting pediatrics residency program director and president of the Board of Governors of the Stanford Medical Center Alumni Association.  Dr. Rhine has conducted research and published in several areas including ECMO heart-lung bypass, inhaled nitric oxide and neonatal brain injury.  More recently, he has been involved in neonatology quality improvement at the state and national levels, leading the Packard multi-disciplinary team in the last five Vermont-Oxford Network collaboratives.  Since 2000, Dr. Rhine has served on the CPQCC PQIP board, contributed to several QI toolkits and has participated in several CPQCC-associated workshops and learning collaboratives.  Besides helping babies and their families for many years, Dr. Rhine has experienced family-centered care on a personal basis, joining forces with his wife, Dana, to raise their six sons.