CPCE Announces New Associate Directors

Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE
Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE
  Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE
Drs. Fiks and Gerber join CPCE Director Theoklis Zaoutis and Associate Director for Implementation Ron Keren in carrying out the center's mission to discover and disseminate knowledge about best practices in the management of pediatric disease, to facilitate, organize and centralize performance of clinical effectiveness research, to mentor fellows and junior faculty in CER, and to implement research findings into clinical practice.

For more information about their new roles, please see our faculty page.


About CPCE

The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) is a Center of Emphasis in the Research Institute at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The center promotes research on how to best manage pediatric illnesses, disseminates knowledge gained from this research, and partners with other groups at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to implement best practices to improve the quality of care delivered to children in the Children's Hospital healthcare network.

Our Mission

CPCE's mission is to discover and spread knowledge about best practices in pediatric disease by facilitating, organizing and centralizing the performance of clinical effectiveness research, the mentoring of fellows and faculty in clinical effectiveness research, and the dissemination and implementation of research findings.

Collaboration With CPCE

The purpose of our Web site is to enhance our ability to collaborate with all interested researchers. Here you will find information about our seminar series, Pilot Grant Program, mentoring and teaching programs, and calendar of events, as well as resources for investigators (such as our data services and grants database). If you are interested in what CPCE has to offer, but cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact center manager, Debra Hillman, at hillman@email.chop.edu.

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CNBC press release discusses study led by CPCE investigator Greg Tasian that reveals link between temperature and kidney stone presentation
July 10, 2014

CPCE faculty member Julia S. Sammons interviewed for “Putting Us All at Risk for Measles” on nytimes.com
June 26, 2014

CPCE faculty member Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHPR shares commentary on eliminating exemptions to childhood vaccines
May 01, 2014

CPCE Director Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE appears on 6ABC News' "Raising Healthy Kids" report
April 09, 2014

CPCE faculty member Pamela Weiss MD MSCE co-leads team in update of JIA treatment guidelines
October 01, 2013

Chris Feudtner MD PhD MPH publishes study of pediatric mortality rates in males vs females in Pediatrics
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Results of antimicrobial stewardship intervention led by Jeff Gerber MD PhD published in Journal of the American Medical Association
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