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QMETRIC

QMETRIC Implementation & Quality Improvement (2016-2020)

The QMETRIC Implementation and Quality Improvement project seeks to place children at the center of the health care quality movement. By assessing care for all children within a state, health plan, or health system, QMETRIC will implement its already-developed and validated pediatric quality measures to identify specific ways to improve pediatric population health, including more effective resource utilization and practices promoting better quality of life.

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Featured Faculty

David Sandberg, PhD

David E. Sandberg, Ph.D.

Dr. Sandberg is a pediatric psychologist and clinical researcher. As a clinician, he delivers psychoeducational and behavioral health services to persons with endocrine disorders and their families, in particular, conditions affecting linear growth or disorders of sex development (DSD). DSD are congenital conditions in which development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomic sex is atypical.

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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

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Mom shaming or constructive criticism? Perspectives of mothers

6 in 10 mothers have been criticized about parenting their young child, most commonly by family members. Discipline is the most common topic of criticism, followed by diet/nutrition and sleep. Half of criticized mothers say they avoid people who are too critical.