Comparative Effectiveness Research Training and Instruction (CERTaIN) is a five-year training program funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CERTaIN is a collaboration between The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the UTHealth School of Public Health, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Our training opportunities are available to any healthcare professional, trainee, or other researcher interested in receiving training in comparative effectiveness research (CER) and patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
CERTaIN consists of three training activities:
- Basic online lectures, available through EdX
- Advanced webinars and face-to-face workshops
- Experiential opportunities with tailored mentoring in CER/PCOR
Click here for more information on our training opportunities.
Advanced Workshop on Evaluating and Using Medical Tests
In this two-day hands-on workshop, learn how to apply the principles of diagnostic test assessment, including the use of interval likelihood ratios and ROC curves.
March 22-23, 2018
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Program Faculty & Staff
CERTaIN Principal Investigator, Module Lead, Pragmatic Clinical Trials and Healthcare Delivery Evaluations
Barnts Family Distinguished Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, MD Anderson
Module Lead, Pragmatic Clinical Trials and Healthcare Delivery Evaluations
Professor and Chair, CCCT, Guy S. Parcel Chair in Public Health and Interim Department Chair, Biostatistics, UTHealth School of Public Health