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Please note: Investigators interested in conducting research involving Pediatric PittNet practices must receive approval from the Pediatric PittNet Executive Committee prior to contacting member practices or implementing any study procedures in the practices. Pediatric PittNet will only accept studies relevant to pediatric primary care practice. The network will not accept Phase I clinical trials.

Note: Research activity cannot begin in Pediatric PittNet sites without HRPO and Pediatric PittNet Executive Committee approval.

Application Due Dates

Completed applications (Service and Letter of Support) and all requested materials must be submitted by 9 am on the following dates to be included in that month’s meeting agenda.

Application Due Date:

December 1, 2022

January 12, 2023

February 9, 2023

March 16, 2023


Meeting Date:

December 15, 2022

January 26, 2023

February 23, 2023

March 30, 2023


To learn more about joining Pediatric PittNet, please contact:

Pediatric PittNet Administrator - Carrie Fascetti

Pediatric PittNet Services Request

Step 1:
Contact Alex Mykita at to start your service request. Please provide in your email your full study title and abstract. Once the request is processed, you will receive an email to complete a Pediatric PittNet Application for Services.

Step 2:
Consult with PittNet regarding what modifications will need to be made to your PittPRO application.

Step 3:
Complete the Service Form for Pediatric PittNet Committee Review.

All research studies must have initial HRPO approval to use Pediatric PittNet services before they can be reviewed by the Executive Committee.

Letter of Support Request

Step 1:
A Letter of Support (LOS) Request Form should be submitted to Pediatric PittNet for our Committee to review. If approved, Pediatric PittNet will complete a LOS so that the letter can be included in grant applications to the funding agency.

Please contact Alex Mykita at with any questions or to apply for a Pediatric PittNet Letter of Support.

Step 2:
Complete the Letter of Support Request Form. Submit the LOS form and a copy of your grant proposal to Alex by the due date.