Special Interest Groups

ISPOR members initiate special interest groups to advance health economic and outcomes research and the use of this research in healthcare decisions. Special interest groups develop valuable tools and manuscripts for the global heath economic outcome research audience. Membership is is open to all ISPOR members.

Task Forces

Task forces develop ISPOR’s Good Practices for Outcomes Research Reports, which are highly cited expert consensus guidance recommendations that set international standards for outcomes research and its use in healthcare decision making. All Good Practices for Outcomes Research Reports are published in the Society’s scientific journal, Value in Health, and are made freely available as part of the Society’s mission.

Councils & Roundtables

Councils serve as advisory bodies to the ISPOR Board of Directors. Roundtables provide a forum for healthcare stakeholders to interact and engage in discussions on key issues.

Global Groups

Global engagement groups promote regional development of the HEOR discipline in support of the Society’s mission. Global groups include the Asia Consortium, Central and Eastern Europe Consortium, Latin America Consortium, Africa Network, Arabic Network, and more than 80 regional chapters around the world.


The Student Network is comprised of an engaged group of PhD, PharmD, masters, and other students around the world who have a passion for excellence in research. Currently, the Student Network has approximately 1700 members with more than 100 chapters from 30+ countries.

New Professionals

The New Professionals Network is designed to help develop future leaders in HEOR. The network is available to former student members and to new members who are recent graduates of HEOR-related programs with 3 years or less experience in the field.

Online Communities

Online communities provide an interactive resource for ISPOR members to connect around the world. Communities offer members the opportunity to engage in the conversation, contribute resources, share experiences, learn about volunteer opportunities, and provide HEOR content.

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