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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.

  • The PROMIS Conference is going Virtual - REGISTRATION IS OPEN The PROMIS Conference is going Virtual - REGISTRATION IS OPEN

    Join Us to Learn, Share and Connect - No Travel Required

    We won't be in Prague, but the virtual conference offers unique opportunities
    across three days for participation across time zones.

    • Theme:  Toward Patient-Centered Care: PROMIS Implementations and Advances
    • Plenary sessions - Hear from leading PRO experts about clinical implementation, methodology, and value-based care
    • Oral and poster presentations 
    • Learn how colleagues are using PROMIS and find collaborators for your next project
    • Sign up for a Round Table to network and discuss hot topics in PROMIS use
    • Network with 20 leading PRO experts in Meet the Expert Sessions
    • Visit EMR/HIT demonstrations of PROMIS software tools for Q&A and discussion 
    • Participate in the virtual Social Event
    • Registration includes sessions, access to post-conference recordings, 2021 PHO membership, and certificate of attendance.

    See the Full Conference Schedule 

  • Program Co-Chairs Program Co-Chairs

    Felix Fischer, PhD
    Charité University
    of Medicine 
    Berlin, Germany

    Michelle Langer, PhD   Northwestern University
    Chicago, Illinois USA

  • Confirmed Speakers Confirmed Speakers

    Elizabeth Austin, MPH
    University of Washington

    Erica Brenner, MD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Cheryl Coon, PhD

    Barry Dewitt, PhD
    Carnegie Mellon University

    Christopher Forrest, MD, PhD
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Gregory Katz, PhD, PharmD, MBA
    University of Paris School of Medicine

    Jin-Shei Lai, PhD, OTR/L 
    Northwestern University

    Danielle Lavallee, PhD, PharmD
    BC Academic Health Science Network

    Jacob Lippa, MPH
    Providence St. Joseph Health

    Amy Paller, MD
    Northwestern University

    Julie Panepinto, MD, MSPH, FAAP
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Devin Peipert, PhD
    Northwestern University

    Michelle Schreiber, MD
    Deputy Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Julia Schuchard, PhD
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    R.J. Wirth, PhD
    Vector Psychometric Group

    Betina Yanez, PhD
    Northwestern University

    Valentijn Zonjee, MD
    OLVG Hospital Amsterdam

  • Group registration rate available for 5 or more from the same institution.

    Maximize your benefit. Register your team.

  • Share Your Interest - Register for Round Table Discussions Share Your Interest - Register for Round Table Discussions

    Round Tables are scheduled for Monday from 8-9 am ET and 2-3 pm ET.  

    Space is limited so select a Round Table at either or both times with your registration.


    Using PROMIS for Shared Decision-Making

    Using PROMIS in Clinical Trials

    Score Interpretation (Benchmarking, Cut-Points/Decision Rules)‚Äč

    Barriers/Facilitators to Clinical Implementation

    PROMIS Domain Selection

    Translations and Cultural Adaptations

    Using PROMIS for Quality Measurement

    Psychometric Advances

  • 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

  • Plenary Sessions Plenary Sessions

    Sunday, October 25

    Plenary #1
    9:30 - 11:30 AM CT 

    Moderator: Judy Baumhauer, MD, MPH
    Presenters: Danielle Lavallee, PhD, PharmD; Elizabeth Austin, MPH; Betina Yanez, PhD; John Devin Peipert, PhD; Valentijn Zonjee, MD


    Monday, October 26

    Plenary #2
    9 - 11 AM CT 

    Moderator: Jakob Bjørner, MD, PhD
    Presenters: RJ Wirth, PhD; Barry Dewitt, PhD; Cheryl Coon, PhD

    Plenary #3
    11 AM - 1 PM CT


    Moderator: Richard Gershon, PhD
    Presenters: Erica Brenner, MD; Chris Forrest, MD, PhD; Julia Schuchard, PhD; Jin-Shei Lai, PhD, OTR/L; Amy Paller, MD; Julie Panepinto, MD, MSPH, FAAP


    Tuesday, October 27

    9 AM - 11 PM CT

    Moderators: Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH and Matthias Rose, MD, PhD
    Presenters: Gregory Katz, PhD, PharmD, MBA; Jacob Lippa, MPH; Michelle Schreiber, MD