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Research Focus of the MPSRC

The MPSRC was formed in October 2008 by a group of pediatric surgeons dedicated to advancing surgical care for children through research activities that are evidence-based, rigorous, accountable, and translatable.

The MPSRC conducts a wide variety of clinical research that incorporates several research paradigms, including mixed methods, quantitative, and qualitative methodologies.

In order for the MPSRC to succeed in achieving excellence in clinical research, we work with a wide variety of health care professionals and participants including: Patients and their families, Pediatricians, Child Life Workers, Nursing Staff, Research Methodologists, Biostatisticians, Family Physicians, and the community.

Goals of the MPSRC

  • Conduct, translate, and disseminate
    clinical research focused on
    improving children’s health
  • Demonstrate & exemplify evidence-based
    surgery principles
  • Mentor young researchers
  • Collaborate & create partnerships
    in child health

MPSRC Annual Report

A report encompassing MPSRC research over the past 5 years has been published and is available online. Please feel free to read through this document for more information on the MPSRC and our past and current research activities.

(Click to view the MPSRC Annual Report)


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