The Virtual 2021 Annual Conference will bring together many thought leaders in the health related quality of life field. This year’s Plenary Sessions embody the conference theme of Making valid decisions: Learning from Patient Reported Outcomes. Click each title for speaker bios and further description:
- Cutting Edge Research Plenary
Speakers: Chao Long, MD; Katrina Borowiec, MA; Jacquelyn S. Pennings, PhD; Yuelin Li, PhD
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- Use of PROs for People-Centred Care
Speakers: Joakim Öhlén, RN PhD; Kirstie Haywood, DPhil BSc(Hons)
- Validation of PROs for decision-making
Speakers: Mirjam Sprangers, PhD; Bruno D. Zumbo, PhD
- The Importance of Patient-reports in Learning Healthcare Systems
Speakers: Charles P. Friedman, PhD; Verna Yiu, MD FRCPC; Brenda Hemmelgarn, MD PhD
Plenary sessions will be held live 12-15 October. They will be recorded and available on-demand for registrants to view anytime through 30 November.
For further information about the Scientific Program, visit the 28th Annual Conference page. Registration for the 2021 Annual Conference is now open; we hope you’ll join us virtually!
Reduced Registration Rates
With the 2021 Annual Conference being held virtually, ISOQOL is offering a substantially reduced registration rate which includes membership dues through 2022 for all attendees. Through these reduced rates, it is ISOQOL’s hope to make the networking, collaborative and educational opportunities more easily accessible to those impacted by the pandemic and engaged in health related quality of life research around the world.
The International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) is a global community of researchers, clinicians, health care professionals, industry professionals, consultants, and patient research partners advancing health related quality of life research (HRQL).
Together, we are creating a future in which patient perspective is integral to health research, care and policy.