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An affiliate of the Leonard Davis Institute at Wharton


To support innovations in education, therapeutics, and organizational design through a tripartite approach using health services research, clinical trials and implementation science designed to improve surgical care.


  1. To investigate the delivery of surgical care across a continuum of disciplines in order to improve patient centered, value based care.
  2. To develop novel approaches to the assessment of the quality and safety of surgical care in order to improve patient outcomes.
  3. To identify disparities in healthcare delivery and develop tools to improve surgical equity.


Bimonthly Meeting Schedule

Group Dates Times Contact
Emergency Surgery Research 1st & 3rd Friday 10:00 - 11:00 am Dan Holena
Endocrine and Oncology Clinical Research 2nd & 4th Monday 8:00 - 10:30 am Giorgos Karakousis



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