QCOR 2017 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research

April 2 – 3, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City | Arlington, VA
This conference is for clinicians, researchers, medical students and trainees, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, healthcare and managed care professionals, policymakers and other healthcare professionals interested in quality of care and outcomes research in cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Registration Information

Registration for QCOR 2017 opens on November 2, 2016

Abstract Submissions

Abstract submission for QCOR 2017 opens on September 7, 2016

2016 Program Highlights

  • Plenary Session I - Trials on Trial: What Can Be Done to Sustain and Preserve RCTs in the Future

    Monday, February 29 at 9:00-10:30 AM
    • Future of NIH-funded Trials 
      Michael Lauer, Natl Heart, Lung, and Blood Inst (NHLBI)/NIH, Bethesda, MD
    • KISS Principle for Trials - Keep It Large and Simple
      Robert Harrington, Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA 
    • The Consumer Reports Guide to Trials
      Sanjay Kaul, CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Plenary Session II - Your Money or Your Life: Are High-Cost Drugs Worth the Price?

    Monday, February 29 at 2:00-3:30 PM
    • Are Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs Worth Their Costs?
      Dana Goldman, USC, Los Angeles, CA
    • High-Cost Drugs: the Legal and Regulatory Perspective
      Aaron Kesselheim, Brigham and Women's Hosp, Boston, MA 
    • The Innovator’s View on High-Cost Drugs
      Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, NY
  • Plenary Session III - The Quantitated Self

    • Quantitating Health from the Silicon Valley
      Mintu Turakhia, Stanford Univ, Palo Alto, CA
    • A New World of Engagement: The Health e Heart Initiative
      Mark J Pletcher, Univ of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 
    • Precision Medicine Initiative: Enabling Data Driven Decisions
      Robert M Califf, Food and Drug Admin, Silver Spring, MD   

Why You Should Attend QCOR 2016 Scientific Sessions

Quality in Practice: that is the underlying theme of the 2016 conference.

At a time of unprecedented change in the healthcare environment, the goal of the conference is to share insights form thought leaders, provide practical tools for researchers and practitioners, and support the next generation of quality of care and outcomes scientists.

Novel research methods for quantifying outcomes, new findings from clinical trials and observational studies and translational research will also be featured. This meeting has a special focus on the development of new investigators with several opportunities to showcase their research.

QCOR Key Dates

Aug. 5, 2015Abstract Submission Opens
Oct. 14, 2015Registration Opens
Oct. 14, 2015Abstract & Award Submission Deadline
Dec. 16, 2015Become a Member and Save Up to $300 of Early Registration Deadline
Dec. 29, 2015Early Registration Closes
Dec. 30, 2015Advance Registration Opens
Jan. 13, 2016Become a Member and Save Up to $300 of Advance Registration Deadline
Jan. 26, 2016Advance Registration Closes
Jan. 27, 2016Standard Registration Opens
Feb. 28 - Mar. 1, 2016Conference Dates
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