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  • The PHO Mission is to improve health outcomes by developing, maintaining, improving and encouraging the application of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System® in research and clinical practice.

  • July 15 - Deadline for Abstracts and Scholarship Applications July 15 - Deadline for Abstracts and Scholarship Applications

    The PROMIS Conference is going Virtual - Learn, Share and Connect

    After careful deliberation, the PHO Board of Directors made the difficult decision to shift from the
    planned in-person conference to a virtual conference due to health concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic
    and associated global travel restrictions. We look forward to your participation in this year's virtual conference.

    • Theme:  Toward Patient-Centered Care: PROMIS Implementations and Advances
    • Join us October 25-27 (Sunday to Tuesday) - sessions on three days to encourage participation across time zone differences
    • Plenary sessions - Hear from leading PROMIS experts
    • Oral and poster presentations - Present your research, gain new insight
    • Learn how colleagues are using PROMIS and find collaborators for your next project
    • Participate in new opportunities for virtual networking and interaction
    • Registration includes access to on-demand recordings after the conference, 2021 PHO membership, and certificate of attendance 

    Early registration discount fees available through August 31

    Group discounts available for 5 or more from the same institution registering together. 

  • Share your PROMIS Research - Submit an Abstract Share your PROMIS Research - Submit an Abstract

    Call for Abstracts - Deadline extended to July 15 

    Submit an abstract in relation to these specific topics:

    • Clinical Research using PROMIS
    • Extending the Reach and Relevance of PROMIS Item Banks
    • Implementing PROMIS in Clinical Care
    • Medical Decision Making using PROMIS
    • Methodological Advances regarding PROMIS Scoring, Computerized Adaptive Testing, or Item Response Theory Modeling
    • Translation and Cross-Cultural Validation of PROMIS
    • Use of PROMIS with other PRO Instruments
  • Student Scholarships Available - Apply Now Student Scholarships Available - Apply Now

    The PROMIS Health Organization (PHO) is offering scholarships for students to participate in the virtual 6th PROMIS International Conference, October 25-27, 2020. Scholarships include the conference registration fee, access to on-demand recordings after the event, and 2021 student membership in the PHO. 

    Graduate students, medical students, residents, fellows, and PhD students are encouraged to apply.

    Information and application form. Deadline extended to July 15, 2020 

  • Registration Fees Registration Fees

    Registration fees include sessions, access to on-demand recordings after the conference, and 2021 PHO membership. 

    Group registration discount fees available for groups of 5 or more people from the same institution registering together. Please contact dgilsenanPHO@gmail.com.

    Register Now

    Early Registration through August 31

    After August 31

    PHO Member 



    PHO Student Member *






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    * Student registration fees available to Graduate Students, Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, PhD Students.

    If you prefer to opt-out of membership, please let us know, however, the registration fees remain as shown above

  • Program Co-Chairs Program Co-Chairs

    Felix Fischer, PhD
    Charité University
    of Medicine 
    Berlin, Germany

    Michelle Langer, PhD   Northwestern University
    Chicago, Illinois USA

  • Scientific Advisory Committee Scientific Advisory Committee

    Sara Ahmed, PT, PhD
    Dagmar Amtmann, PhD
    Judith Baumhauer, MD, MPH
    Jakob Bjørner, MD, PhD
    Adam Carle, PhD, MA
    David Cella, PhD
    John Chaplin, PhD
    Juhee Cho, PhD, MA
    Amy Cizik, PhD
    Felix Fischer, PhD
    Christopher Forrest, MD, PhD
    Patricia Franklin, MD, MPH, MBA
    Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD
    Lotte Haverman, PhD
    Jeff Houck, PhD
    Aaron Kaat, PhD
    Michelle Langer, PhD
    Istvan Mucsi, MD, PhD
    Alexander Obbarius, MD
    John Devin Peipert, PhD
    Richard Sawatzky, PhD, RN
    Stein Rimehaug, PhD
    Ben Schalet, PhD
    Sein Schmidt, MD
    Chris Sidey-Gibbons, PhD
    Gemma Vilagut, PhD
    Changrong Yuan, PhD