Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE


Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

A member of CPCE since its inception in 2007, Dr. Fiks’ research has been widely published in leading peer-reviewed journals and primarily focuses on using health information technology to improve healthcare outcomes for children and to foster shared decision-making between clinicians and families of children with chronic conditions, such as asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

He was the principal investigator for a recent clinical trial involving over 20,000 adolescent girls and their families and clinicians to improve human papillomavirus vaccination (HPV) rates, a project that was endorsed by the National Cancer Institute as a Research-Tested Intervention Program (RTIP)

Dr. Fiks is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Medical Director for the Pediatric Research Consortium (PeRC) at CHOP, and Director of Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS), a national primary care practice-based research network, established by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1986.

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