Special or Theme Issue

Improving Pediatric Surgery Quality and Outcomes in the 21st Century.

Arca MJ; Goldin AB; Oldham KT; Berman L; Vinocur CD; Bruny J; Ziegler M; Cameron DB; Rangel SJ; Heiss K; Hsiung GE; Abdullah F; Marmon LM; Raval MV; Kenney BD; Richards MK; Goldin AB; Santore MT; Islam S; Skarda D; Barnhart D; Stein JE; Tsao K; Browne M.

Articles in this special issue introduce quality improvement principles, such as system-oriented accident prevention, safety culture, and professionalism, and discuss these concepts in the context of pediatric surgery to support progress in this setting.