Comparative Effectiveness Research: Emulating a Target Trial Using Observational Data
June 14-15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Course Number: 340.674.11
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
- After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Formulate well defined comparative effectiveness questions by specifying the protocol of the target trial.
- Design analyses of observational data that emulate the protocol of the target trial.
- Critique randomized and observational studies for comparative effectiveness research.
Grading Options: Pass/Fail