Pre-Meeting Short Courses

Sunday, October 23, 2016

9:00 AM-12:30 PM

Coquitlam, Second Floor
Bayshore Ballroom Salon D, Lobby Level
Bayshore Ballroom Salon E, Lobby Level
Cypress 1, Second Floor
AM4   DECISION MODELLING USING R
Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD and Fernando Alarid-Escudero, MS, PhD Candidate
Cowichan, Second Floor
AM5   MODELING APPROACHES FOR ANALYSING HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS – AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW AND COMPARISON
Beate Jahn, PhD, Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP, James Stahl, MD, CM, MPH and Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD
Cypress 2, Second Floor
AM6   UNDERSTANDING SURVIVAL MODELLING WITH APPLICATION TO HTA
Christopher Parker, MSc, Andrew Briggs, DPhil and Andrew Davies, MSc
Oak 2, Second Floor
AM7   DECISION THEORY DEMYSTIFIED
Katherine Lofgren, MPH and Ankur Pandya, PhD
Mackenzie, Lobby Level
Oak 1, Second Floor
Seymour, Lobby Level
AM12   NEW METHODS FOR ADDRESSING CONFOUNDING IN COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS STUDIES
Noemi Kreif, PhD, Richard Grieve, PhD and Jasjeet S Sekhon, PhD

2:00 PM-5:30 PM

Coquitlam, Second Floor
Seymour, Lobby Level
PM2   SMDM CORE COURSE: INTRODUCTION TO THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MEDICAL DECISION MAKING
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD, Laura D. Scherer, PhD and Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH
Bayshore Ballroom Salon E, Lobby Level
PM6   METHODS OF DISEASE MODEL CALIBRATION: THEORY AND PRACTICE
Douglas Taylor, MBA and Ankur Pandya, PhD
Cowichan, Second Floor
PM7   INTRODUCTION TO MICROSIMULATION
David Naimark, MD, MSc, BSc
Oak 2, Second Floor
PM8   SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS AND VALUE OF INFORMATION ANALYSIS USING REGRESSION METAMODELING IN R
Hawre Jalal, MD, PhD and Fernando Alarid-Escudero, MS, PhD Candidate
Oak 1, Second Floor
PM9   MAKING BETTER DECISIONS IN CAUSAL ANALYSIS: AN INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING WITH LATENT VARIABLES.
Joseph J. Sudano, PhD, Adam T. Perzynski, PhD and Jarrod E. Dalton, PhD
Bayshore Ballroom Salon D, Lobby Level
PM10   ISSUES IN THE ANALYSIS OF HEALTH CARE COST DATA
Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc PhD
Cypress 2, Second Floor
PM11   PROMOTING PATIENTS’ AUTONOMY BY MAKING SPACES FOR THE FAMILY’S VOICE IN MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING
Richard Veerapen, FRCSEd(Surgical Neurology), LL.M, MA and Sandra Meadow, MA, MSc
Mackenzie, Lobby Level
PM12   ADVANCED TOPICS IN DECISION ANALYTIC MODELING
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD and Elamin H. Elbasha, PhD
Cypress 1, Second Floor
PM13   INTRODUCTION TO IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE
Gregory Aarons, PhD and Byron Powell, PhD