Peter Margolis, MD, PhD is the Co-Director of the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Margolis’ 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 to improve the health outcomes of children, families and communities. In 2006, he joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to create a new center focused on Health Care Quality. Dr. Margolis has worked extensively with the 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 principle investigator of an 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.