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The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® studies the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research provides a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources. Read the 2016 Neiman Institute Annual Report.



Course Description

This short course, presented over two dinner meetings at each AIRP session, will introduce residents to key concepts in health policy research, comparative effectiveness research, and big data analytics in an interactive format with leading researchers in the field.

Pre-registration is encouraged as this free course is on a first-come, first-serve basis with limited seating. Dinner will be provided.

The 4-hour course (2.0 hours per evening) will consist of short TED-format presentations and informal, open discussions that introduce participants to the following topics:

1. Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and Machine Learning in Imaging
2. Measuring Value in Imaging with Costs and Outcomes
3. Decision Analysis and Evidence Synthesis to Influence Policy
4. Innovative Comparative Effectiveness Trial Designs for Imaging
5. Translating Evidence into Policies and Practice
6. Career Tracks at the Intersection of Health Policy and Radiology


Course Dates & Times for 2019-2020 Sessions: 
The dinner sessions will occur 5:00 – 7:00PM on adjoining Tuesday and Wednesday evenings during each AIRP four-week course.


2019-2020 Session Dates & Speakers: 

July 30 – 31, 2019
Speakers: Hanna Zafar and Ajay Gupta


September 10 – 11, 2019
Speakers: Stella Kang and Pina Sanelli


October 15 – 16, 2019
Speakers: Mahmud Mossa-Basha and Dorothy Sippo


February 11 – 12, 2020
Speakers: Rob Orth and Sapna Rawal


March 17 – 18, 2020  – CANCELLED  
Speakers: Tessa Cook and Pari Pandharipande


Please contact Carla Brathwaite with any questions or call 703-390-9884.


Meeting Registration

Please click on the following link to register for one of the five Outcomes & CER sessions: Outcomes & CER REGISTRATION