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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Comparative Effectiveness Research: Conducting Randomized Trials and Emulating Target Trials Using Observational Data

June 16-17, 2016
8:30 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.
2 credits

Course Number: 340.674.11

Course Instructor:

· Miguel Hernan


Introduces students to the design and analysis of randomized and observational studies for comparative effectiveness research. Explores key challenges for comparative effectiveness research and critically reviews methods proposed to overcome those challenges. Presents several case studies for class discussion.

Student Evaluation: Evaluation of published studies

Learning Objectives:


Location: Baltimore


Auditors Allowed: No

Grading Options: Pass/Fail