Peter Margolis, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Research at the James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence at Cincinnati Childrens™ Hospital Medical Center. 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 to improve the health outcomes of children, families and communities. In 2006 Dr. Margolis' joined Cincinnati Childrens™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 and several AHRQ and PCORI grants aimed at developing learning health systems.