Ray Pediatric Health Systems Research Group

Our Division houses The Ray Pediatric Health Systems Research Group, which is focused on Pediatric health care system access, effectiveness, efficiency, family-centeredness, and equity. Under the leadership of Kristin Ray, MD, MS, researchers aim to understand and improve pediatric health care delivery systems. Considering the perspectives of patients, families, clinicians, and systems, the research group works to promote access to equitable, family-centered, and high-quality health care for all children.

For more information, check out the Ray Pediatric Health Systems Research Group at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

 

Children and Colds Telemedicine Use Study

Under the leadership of Kristin Ray, MD, MS, The Ray Pediatric Health Systems Research Group is currently conducting a study on how families make decisions about when and where to seek care when their children are sick.  The CACTUS Study (Children and Colds Telemedicine Use Study) is funded by an R01 grant through the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.