Better Research for Child Abuse Pediatrics

MISSION: CAPNET conducts rigorous, multi-center research in order to make the care of potentially abused children and their families more effective, safe, and fair.

CAPNET is a collaborative effort of 10 pediatric hospitals including:

CAPNET hospitals maintain records of physician consultations with concern for physical abuse using an common data collection form. De-identified data is made available to credentialed researchers investigating the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of child abuse and neglect.