PhD course: Introduction to Danish health registries and translational perspectives

This course focuses on practical usage of Danish health databases such as how to gain access, how using databases can benefit your research and how you can critically appraise register-based studies.

Info about event


Tuesday 7 February 2023, at 09:00 - Wednesday 8 February 2023, at 17:00


University of Copenhagen - Panum


University of Copenhagen - Arnela Saljic:

The course is intendened for PhD students that would like to get an introduction to Danish health registries and that would like to have an overview of the numerous possibilities the registries provides. The course is primarily inteended for PhD students affiliated with the Cardiovascular Graduate program, but PhD students associated with other graduate programs are also welcome.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
1. Describe type and information in major nationwide administrative health data bases, and how to get access
2. Be familiar with common types of studies based on the data bases (e.g. historical cohort, matching, nested case-control)
3. Have competencies to critically appraise register-based studies (not limited to studies based on Danish health registries)
4. Put into perspective where/if your own research can benefit from use of Danish Health databases supporting a translational perspective

Read more and sign up at the website of the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at University of Copenhagen