University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Hospital Medicine and Complex Care Research Program
The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Pediatric Complex Care Program conducts innovative, inter-disciplinary, and family-engaged research. Faculty and staff within the division actively pursue high-impact clinical, educational, and quality improvement scholarship.
The Hospital Medicine-Complex Care Research Program’s research and scholarship focus on four core areas:
Developing and implementing innovative tools and technologies to partner with and bring transparent communication into patient and family interactions.
Leveraging big data sources to ask important clinical and health services questions.
Introducting cutting-edge initiatives in quality improvement, systems of care, and service delivery.
Establishing rich community partnerships, both locally and internationally.
Research Methods and Infrastructure:
Across the division, faculty and staff possess mixed-methods expertise conducting:
Complex observational and quasi-experitment study designs
Multi- and single-center quality improvement intiatives
The division’s research program supports a diverse portfolio of research through:
Project management, research, and biostatistical staff
A collaborative manuscript writing group, CREATE – Collaborative for Research and Education Accelerating Team Empowerment
A collaborative Secondary Data Group, which maintains a number of national and state-based datasets, including HCUP State Inpatient, ED, and Ambulatory Surgery Datasets, Kids’ Inpatient Database, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, National Survey of Children’s Health, among others.
We’re proud of our collaborative relationships with the following organizations:
Congratulations to Mary Ehlenbach, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine), who was appointed as the initial recipient of the O’Connor Family Professorship in Pediatrics. The professorship was initiated by Richard O’Connor, MD (retired Clinical Assistant Professor, Department …
The following scholarly articles were published by Department of Pediatrics faculty and staff during February 2020: Affenzeller S, Wolkenstein K, Frauendorf H, Jackson DJ. Challenging the concept that eumelanin is the polymorphic brown banded pigment …
Nearly 5,000 critical care professionals attend the Society for Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) annual Congress to discover the latest solutions and developments, medical advances, cutting-edge treatments, and breakthroughs in intensive care unit (ICU) administration and …