Who Are We?
Currently, the WU PAARC network includes 77 pediatricians, 9 pediatric nurse practitioners, and 1 pediatric physician assistant from 37 sites in the greater metropolitan area of St. Louis, Missouri. Most practices (87%) are urban or suburban group practices. We estimate that providers in the WU PAARC network provide care to 175,000 patients. One in 4 patients have Medicaid insurance and 28% are African American. Over 62% of WU PAARC members have completed training in the ethical conduct of research and almost all participate in at least one study each year.