Peter Margolis

Director of Research and co-Director, James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center






Peter Margolis, MD, PhD is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. His work encompasses the application and study of quality improvement methods in a broad range of areas including primary and sub-specialty care, communities and public health settings. He is co-Principal Investigator with the Collaborative Chronic Care Network (C3N), which harnesses the collective intelligence of patients, clinicians and researchers, and distributes the production of knowledge, information, and know-how over large groups of people, dramatically accelerating the discovery process. Dr. Margolis is also principal investigator of the ImproveCareNow Network. In 2006, he joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to create a new center focused on Health Care Quality. He has worked extensively with certifying Boards and Specialty Societies to assist them in designing programs that will enable physicians to meet new Maintenance of Certification requirements focused on systems thinking and performance in practice. He is principal investigator of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Roadmap transformative research grant on redesigning systems for chronic illness care, as well as grants from the Agency For Healthcare Research and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute aimed at developing learning health systems and transforming the infrastructure for research in the US.  He currently serves as the Chair of the PCORNet Steering Committee.