Summer Studentships

APERSU is looking for a Masters student and a PhD student to fill two internships beginning May 1st, 2018. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the U of A.

To apply for the Masters Student Summer Internship, click here.

To apply for the PhD Student Summer Internship, click here.

Congratulations Nathan McClure!

Congratulations to Nathan McClure on being awarded an Alberta Innovates Graduate Studentship.  Great work, Nathan!

2017 APERSU End-User Meeting

APERSU is holding its 3rd Annual End-User Meeting at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre in Canmore, Alberta, Canada, November 15 & 16, 2017.

This small conference is for various end-users of PROMs in Alberta where the EQ-5D is commonly applied as a measure of health status.  APERSU is aimed to support PROMs use and research, and be the first contact for all EQ-5D users in Alberta.  This meeting is aimed to provide EQ-5D users with information about the instrument and services provided by the unit, provide examples of its application in various settings, and discuss potential research collaborations with APERSU and other users of the EQ-5D.

We are very pleased to have Dr. Christopher Gibbons as our Keynote Speaker for this event. Dr. Gibbons hold numerous titles – National Institute for Health Research Post-Doctoral Fellow based at the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Director of Health Assessment and Innovation at The Psychometrics Centre, University of Cambridge, and Research Associate at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge. Dr. Gibbons is a co-author for the ongoing Cochrane review of PROMs in the primary care setting.

EuroQol response on NICE position statement on the EQ-5D-5L

Click here to read the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence position on the EQ-5D-5L. Click here to read the EuroQol’s response on the NICE statement.