The 2024 ISPOR Short Course Program is Offered Virtually and In-Person!

The renowned ISPOR Short Course Program is being offered virtually throughout 2024 with selected courses presented in-person at ISPOR 2024 and ISPOR Europe 2024. The Short Course Program is designed to enhance knowledge and techniques in core health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) topics as well as emerging trends in the field. Taught by expert faculty, short course topics are offered across 7 topical tracks and range in skill levels from introductory to advanced.

Registration Rates for Virtual ISPOR Short Courses

8 Hour | 2 Day or 4 Day  Short CourseNon-member
Standard $800$600
Clinical Practitioners, Full-Time Government, and Academia$600$450
Patient Representative$400$300
Full-Time Students (must provide current enrollment docs)$240$180
4 Hour | 1 or 2 Day Short CourseNon-member Member
Clinical Practitioners, Full-Time Government, and Academia$300$225
Patient Representative$200$150
Full-Time Students (must provide current enrollment docs)$120$90

The cancellation date for short courses is 2 weeks before the course. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and emailed to ISPOR Registration. A $50.00 cancellation fee applies. After the 2 week period no refund can be provided.

Additional Short Course Program Details

Short Course Tracks

ISPOR short courses are offered across the following topical tracks:

  • Economic Evaluation
  • Methodological & Statistical Research
  • Study Approaches
  • Real World Data & Information Systems
  • Patient-Centered Research
  • Health Policy & Regulatory
  • Health Technology Assessment

Short Course Core Curriculum

ISPOR short course core curriculum is defined as essential curriculum for professional success in the HEOR field; courses/topic areas that are offered at all conferences and the building blocks of a fundamental curriculum that can be applied to future educational programs/offerings.

  • Economic Evaluation
    • Introduction to Health Economics and Outcomes Research
    • Statistical Methods for Health Economics and Outcomes Research
    • Budget Impact Analysis I – A 6-Step Approach
  • Methodology & Statistical Methods
    • Introduction to Modeling Methods
  • Study Approaches
    • Introduction to the Design & Database Analysis of Observational Studies of Treatment Effects
    • Meta-analysis & Systematic Literature Review
    • Network Meta-Analysis
  • Patient-Centered Research
    • Introduction to Patient-Reported Outcomes
    • Utility Measures
  • Health Policy & Regulatory
    • Elements of Pharmaceutical/Biotech Pricing
    • Risk-Sharing/Performance-Based Arrangements for Drugs and Other Medical Products
    • Global Payers/US Payers
  • Health Technology Assessment
    • Introduction to Health Technology Assessment


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