Workshops and Events

Outcomes Research Workshop

The Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW) is focused on clinical outcomes, health services and comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR), and medical education, with an emphasis on the application or use of social science research methods. The workshop is highly interactive and provides opportunities for trainees, fellows, and faculty to present early-stage research ideas or preliminary results, to practice conference talks, or to use the time as a research or grant preparation working meeting with colleagues and senior faculty. The ORW originated over 10 years ago as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and continues to be open to the University community.

The 2018 summer workshop series will be organized by Liz Tung, MD, Instructor of Medicine in General Internal Medicine.  Previous faculty organizers include Hospital Medicine Faculty Gavin Hougham, PhD, and David Meltzer, MD, PhD; and General Internal Medicine faculty Elbert Huang, MD, and Caleb Alexander, MD.  The workshop is sponsored by the University of Chicago Institute for Translational Medicine, CHeSS, and the Departments of Family Medicine, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery.

Unless otherwise indicated, all ORW sessions will be held on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-9:45 am in Room H300 (also known as W300). Access is easiest from Goldblatt entrance to the Medical Center at 860 E 59th Street. Turn  right at the information desk, take the A West elevator to the 3rd floor, and then take a right out of the elevator and walk to the end of the corridor. Refreshments are usually available.

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Outcomes Research Workshop Archives

Spring 2019 Schedule 

April 3, 2019
Tine Hanrieder, PhD
Head of Research Group, Global Humanitarian Medicine
Berlin Social Science Center
The Global South as a Laboratory of Compassion: US Medical Education and Global Health at Home

April 10, 2019 
Please join us for a special ORW in room M-137 sponsored jointly by the Center for Healthcare Delivery and Science Innovation (HDSI):

Kristen Miller, DrPH, CPPS
Scientific Director, National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, MedStar Institute for Innovation 
Don't Just Try Harder: Applying Human Factors to Engineer the Future of Medicine 

Please note: This special ORW offers CME credit

April 17, 2019
John Schneider, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Global Health Programs
TBA

April 24, 2019
Liz Tung, MD, MS
Instructor of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Violence Exposure in Urban Adults

May 1, 2019
HDSI Quality and Safety Symposium

May 8, 2019
HDSI Workshop

May 15, 2019 
Veena Sriram, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow, CHeSS
TBA

May 22, 2019
Sarah Sobotka, MD, MSCP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
TBA

May 29, 2019
Pooja Gala, MD
Clinical Associate of Medicine, Hospital Medicine 
TBA

June 5, 2019 
Micah Prochaska, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospital Medicine 
TBA

June 12, 2019
TL1 Seminar 

Winter 2019 Schedule 

January 9, 2019 
NO ORW
TL1 Seminar at UChicago

January 16, 2019
Nell Compernolle, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Sociology
The impact of relationship status and transitions on young women’s and men’s mental health: Evidence from Malawi

January 23, 2019
Emma Levine, PhD
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, Booth School of Economics 
(Mis)communication in Medicine

January 30, 2019
CANCELED

February 6, 2019 
CANCELED

February 13, 2019 
CANCELED

February 20, 2019
CANCELED

February 27, 2019
Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP
Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Improving Sleep and Safety with Systems & Learning Theories: From Residents to Patients

March 6, 2019
Please join us for a special ORW sponsored jointly by the Center for Healthcare Delivery and Science Innovation (HDSI):

Sarosh Rana, MD, MPH
Professor of Ob/Gyn and Section Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
STAMPP-HTN?: Systematic Treatment And Management of PostPartum Hypertension

March 13, 2019
No ORW
TL1 Seminar at Rush