The PROGRESS Partnership runs an annual 3-day summer school called Prognosis Research: Concepts, Methods and Clinical Application. designed to introduce the key components and uses of prognosis research to health professionals and researchers, including:
- A framework of four different prognosis research questions: overall prognosis, prognostic factors, prognostic models, and stratified medicine;
- Key principles of study design and methods;interpretation of statistical results about prognosis;
- The use of prognosis research evidence at multiple stages on the translational pathway toward improving patient outcome;
- The limitations of current prognosis research, and how the field can be improved.
We are also developing an additional workshop focused on the statistical and methodological aspects of prognosis research – more details available soon!