Series: Propensity Scores


Series: Propensity Scores

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Series: Propensity Scores

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Description


Randomized, controlled trials remain the gold standard in medical research. Nevertheless, with the increasing availability of administrative data and ‘natural experiments’ in health policy, clinical investigators must be prepared to interpret and analyze observational data arising from non- randomized trials and quasi-experimental study designs.

This seminar is intended to support investigators as they design and interpret such trials. In it, we will focus on the application of propensity score methods to account for the selection biases that can confound such studies, even making it possible to analyze observational data as if they arose from a randomized trial

Session1: Monday, October 20, 2014
Room 214/218- Basic Medical Sciences Building (730 William Ave)
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Introduction to the theory and application of propensity score methods, concentrating on examples from medical literature.

Session 2: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
RM 231- Paterson Computer Lab, NJM Library (727 McDermot Ave)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
A computer lab, to provide a hands-on experience with specialized software needed to perform propensity score analysis.

Please click here to register. 

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