FRM9915 NFIF - Introduction to and Application of Propensity Scores

This spring NFIF offers the course FRM9915 - NFIF - Introduction to and Application of Propensity Scores.

The course is highly relevant for researchers and PhD students working with observational research data, such as data from cohort studies and national registries. The course is given in English as it is intended for international participation.

FRM9915 - NFIF - Introduction to and Application of Propensity Scores

The NFIF course FRM9915 - Introduction to and Application of Propensity Scores will give you practical knowledge for implementing propensity score methods, new friends and colleagues, and a nice week in Oslo!

The course will focus on current applications of propensity score methods for bias reduction in pharmacoepidemiology studies. The emphasis of this course will be on practical applications of propensity score methods, backed by theoretical lectures.

Upon successful completion of the course participants will

  • Understand the role of the propensity score as a method for controlling confounding in observational studies
  • Be able to build a propensity score model and use the resulting propensity score in a variety of applications (matching, adjustment, stratification, weighting)
  • Perform diagnostics and balance checks on propensity score models
  • Communicate the results of a propensity score analysis in an oral presentation

For more information about the course and registration read here.

Course flyer (.pdf)


4 day-course from 2-5 May 2017. Preliminary programme can be found here (.pdf).


Blindern at University of Oslo. 


Register by 3 April, 2017 here.

Participants will be selected in the beginning of April and all applicants informed of the outcome no later than 7 April 2017.

Reimbursement of travel and accomodation expenses

All NFIF members participating at NFIF courses will get their travel and accomodation expenses reimbursed. See our web pages for more info.

By Norwegian School of Pharmacy (NFIF)
Published Mar. 14, 2017 10:48 AM - Last modified Mar. 8, 2019 11:29 AM