CERC Clinical Excellence Research Center
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Clinical Excellence Research Center

Better Health, Less Spending

Led by Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH

National figure in health care services innovation and improvement


CERC develops and demonstrates innovative models of health care delivery that lower per-capita health spending and improve quality


Cultivating future leaders and researchers in innovation to improve affordability of health care, initially focused in the US

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Prepare the next generation of leadership in health care affordability

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Offices at the Gunn Building and the Medical School Office Building

The Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) organizes research teams from multiple Stanford Schools to discover, design, and demonstrate nationally new methods of health care delivery that substantially reduce annual per capita health spending and population-wide disability in the near term. Design and testing is led by teams of post-doctoral research fellows and faculty from multiple Stanford Schools with initial emphasis on Engineering, Social Sciences, and Medicine.

CERC is directed by Arnold Milstein, MD, a national leader in clinical performance improvement.

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