Health Services Research Centers in Departments of Surgery

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Baylor College of Medicine

Surgical Health services Academy for Research and Education (SHARE)

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Director: Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhD

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Brigham & Women's Hospital

Center for Surgery and Public Health   Link to Website

Director: Zara Cooper, MD


The Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network (CERTAIN)

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Directors: David Flum, MD & Larry Kessler, MD

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Center for the Evaluation of Surgical Care   Link to Website

Director: Philip Goodney, MD, MS

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Duke University

Surgical Center for Outcomes Research (SCORES)   Link to Website

Director: Chuck Scales, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Health Services Research Center    Link to Website

Director: Neal Dickert, Jr., MD, PhD

Indiana University

School of Medicine

Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)      Link to Website

Director: Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS

Johns Hopkins University

Department of Neurosurgery Center

Patient Report Outcomes, Comparative Effectiveness and Surgical Safety (PROCESS)

Director: Debraj Mukherjee, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery

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Director: Matthew Hutter, MD, MPH

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Surgical Outcomes Program in the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery

Link to Website

Director: Elizabeth Habermann, PhD

McGill University

McGill Centre for Improvement of Surgical Outcomes (CISO, Montreal Canada)

Director: Julio Fiore, PhD & Liane Feldman, MD

Michigan Medicine

Center for Healthcare Outcomes & Policy (CHOP)    Link to Website

Director: Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS

Nationwide Children's Hospital

The Center for Surgical Outcomes (CSOR)   Link to Website

Directors: Katherine Deans, MD & Peter Minneci, MD

Nebraska Medical Center

Center for Advanced Surgical Technology (CAST)   Link to Website

Director: Dmitry Oleynikov, MD


Stanford University

Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education (S-SPIRE)

Link to Website

Director: Arden M. Morris, MD, MPH

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The Ohio State University

Center for Surgical Assessment, Research and Policy (SHARP)

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Director: Heena Santry, MD

The University of Texas

Center for Surgical Trial and Evidence-based Practice (C-STEP)

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Director: Kevin Lally, MD & Lillian Kao, MD

University of Colorado

Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research (SOAR)    Link to Website

Surgical Director: Robert A. Meguid, MD, MPH

Research Director: Kathryn Colborn, PhD

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University of Pennsylvania

Center for Surgery and Health Economics    Link to Website

Director: Rachel Kelz, MD

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University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Surgical Outcomes Research Center   Link to Website

Director: Matthew R. Rosengart, MD, MPH

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University of Utah

Utah Intervention Quality & Implementation Research (U-INQUIRE)

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Directors: Benjamin Brooke, MD, PhD

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University of Washington

Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE)   Link to Website

Directors: David Flum, MD & Erika Wolff, MD

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University of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR)

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Directors: David Penson, MD & Daniel Barocas, MD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center for Colorectal Research

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Director: Alexander Hawkins, MD