Research & Clinical Trials | Broken Forearm

The Orthopedic Clinical Effectiveness Research Center (CERC) at Boston Children's Hospital helps coordinate research and clinical trials to improve the quality of life for children with musculoskeletal disorders. This collaborative clinical research program is unique in the nation and plays an instrumental role in establishing — for the first time — evidence-based standards of care for pediatric orthopedic patients throughout the world.

Major areas of focus for the CERC include:

Ongoing laboratory studies include: