Pediatric Research in Office Setting

Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS), founded in 1986, is the practice-based research network of the AAP. Its mission is to improve the health of children and enhance primary care practice by conducting and fostering national collaborative practice-based research.​

Our two programmatic areas are:


Clinical Studies ​​​​​​​

PROS studies advance the knowledge on which pediatric primary care is based.

Active Study Topics:
Flu​ vaccine
HPV vaccination​​
Child poverty​


CER2 Consortium

The Comparative Effectiveness Research through Collaborative Electronic Reporting ​(CER2) consortium:

Capable of supporting research on a wide range of topics

Dataset inludes:
> 2 million children
7 organizations
222 practice sites
27 states

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