Welcome to the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs National Research Network

CYSHCNet Goals

Create a national, family-engaged CYSHCN research network

  • Integrate families and align CYSHCN experts in research to develop and share valuable Network assets and vest authority in CYSHCN & families at all levels.

Advance Knowledge of Optimal Health Systems for CYSHCN

  • Establish a national research agenda to catalyze investigation.
  • Conduct rigorous multi-site health systems research on CYSHCN.
  • Disseminate findings to inspire health system improvements.
  • Sustain and scale research activities with external funding.

Train Emerging CYSHCN Investigators

  • Enhance research training of emerging CYSHCN investigators.
  • Build strong intra and cross-institutional mentorship relationships.
  • Spark emerging investigator projects with Network funds.

NEWS               Headlines

  • CYSHCNet Site PI, Dr. Ricardo Mosquera, honored as one of  Houston’s Prominent Hispanic Leaders. (READ MORE)
  • Directors Meet in Boston for Year Two Planning. (READ MORE)
  • CYSHCNet Members Publish important articles in JAMA Pediatrics and Pediatrics. (READ MORE)