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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.

  • Learn, Share and Connect at the PROMIS Conference Learn, Share and Connect at the PROMIS Conference

    The health of PHO members and conference attendees is our top priority. The PHO is closely monitoring information and global reports on the coronavirus. At this time the PHO's 6th Annual International Conference is proceeding as planned. If the PHO leadership decides on any changes to the conference, we will provide updates via email and post on this website. 

  • Share your PROMIS Research Share your PROMIS Research

    Call for Abstracts - Closed May 10

    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
  • Join Us in Prague Join Us in Prague

    Hear from leading PROMIS experts, gain new insight, learn how colleagues are using PROMIS, present your research, network, and find collaborators for your next project.

    PROMIS is your simple choice for measuring outcomes that matter to patients, creating value in healthcare for patients. 

    At the end of the day, what's more important than the patient's perception of their health?

  • Student Scholarships Available Student Scholarships Available

    The PROMIS Health Organization is offering scholarships for students to participate in the 6th PROMIS International Conference, October 25-26, 2020, in Prague.

    Medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and PhD students are encouraged to apply.

    Information and application form. Application deadline: July 1, 2020

  • Celebrate Prague - Evening Social Event Celebrate Prague - Evening Social Event

    Sunday, October 25


    Join colleagues for a light-hearted evening of networking, traditional Czech food, beer, wine, and fun! 

    The social event is included in your conference registration. Guest tickets available for purchase. 

    Transportation provided from the Clarion Hotel.

  • Schedule Schedule

    Sunday, October 25
    8 - 11:30 am              Workshops (optional add-on)
    11:30 am - 1 pm         Lunch and Registration check-in
    1 - 5 pm                     Sessions
    5 - 6:30 pm                Poster Reception
    7 - 9 pm                     Evening Social Event Buffet Dinner

    Monday, October 26
    7 - 8 am                     Breakfast
    8 am - 12 pm              Morning Sessions
    12 - 1 pm                   Lunch
    1 - 4 pm                     Sessions

  • Registration Fees Registration Fees

    Registration includes sessions, lunch, breaks, poster reception, evening social event buffet dinner on Sunday, and breakfast, lunch, and breaks on Monday.

    Early Registration through August 31

    After August 31

    PHO Member 



    PHO Student Member *






    Non-Member Student *



    Guest ticket for Social Event Buffet Dinner



    * Available to Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Graduate Students

    Register Now

    All conference registrants will automatically be added as PHO members
    for the 2021 calendar year. 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

  • Hotel Information Hotel Information

    Clarion Congress Hotel
    Prague, Czech Republic

    All sessions will be held at the Clarion Congress Hotel.

    Hotel rooms have been reserved at the Clarion for a special nightly rate of 129 Euros. The rate includes buffet breakfast, internet connection, all local taxes, and 15% VAT.

    See hotel information and reserve your room.