Upcoming training opportunities and resources


The CNODES Training Newsletter collects upcoming training opportunities and resources related to drug safety and effectiveness research.


In this Newsletter, we share our top picks for resources, webinars, courses, conferences, and events happening soon.




Upcoming Conference Presentations by CNODES Members


ICPE 2021


Oral presentations


Influence of drug safety advisories on drug utilization: an international interrupted time series and meta-analysis study

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Eastern Time)

Presenter: Richard Morrow

Authors: Morrow RL, Mintzes B, Souverein PC, De Bruin ML, Roughead EE, Lexchin J, Kemp-Casey A, Puil L, Sketris I, Mangin D, Hallgreen CE, Pearson SA, Lopert R, Bero L, Ofori-Asenso R, Gnjidic D, Sarpatwari A, Perry LT, Dormuth CR.

Session: Oral Presentations Session 5, OP-08 From Patient to Policy Impact: Benefit-Risk Assessment, Communication and Evaluation (BRACE) SIG


General practitioner prescribing trends among pediatric patients in the United Kingdom: 1998-2018

Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Time: 1:45 PM - 3:30 PM (US Eastern Time)

Presenter: Reem Masarwa

Authors: Masarwa R, Lefebvre C, Platt RW, Filion KB

Session: Oral Papers OP-28D: You Gave the Kids What? International Use, Policies, and Outcomes in Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology


Poster presentations


Milan R, LeLorier J, Brouillette M-J, Holbrook A, Litvinov I, Rahme E. Trajectories of systemic agents' use for psoriasis and mental health disorders: A sequence and cluster analysis. 2021 International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management - ICPE All-Access (Virtual Conference). August 23-25, 2021 (Poster).




PHRN | International Symposium Multigenerational Data Linkage: The Challenges and Opportunities of Family-Based Research

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Bringing together expert data linkage knowledge from Australia, Canada and New Zealand to cover topics including:

  • What are multigenerational linked data and how can we use these data?
  • How to link multigenerational data
  • Analysing multigenerational linked data
  • Ethics, data governance and policy implications of multigenerational linked data

This two hour online symposium promises to be an exciting, participative and informative event for all those involved with any aspect of data linkage and linked data.

UCLA | Statistical Writing

Monday, August 23, 2021 / 1pm-4pm (PT)

UCLA | Generalized Linear Models in R

Monday, August 30, 2021 / 1pm-4pm (PT)

McGill | Contributions to Longitudinal Data Analysis

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 / 3:30pm-4:30pm (ET)

McGill | Using a 250 Year Old Lens to View Modern Cardiovascular Trials

Monday, September 27, 2021 / 4-5pm (ET)



ISPE | International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management

Monday-Wednesday, August 23-25, 2021


Registration is open for the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Annual Meeting titled ICPE 2021 Real Evidence for the Real World. There are a variety of sessions being offered in the field of pharmacoepidemiology. Check out the program and click the link in the title to register.


Friday-Monday, September 3-6, 2021


Monday-Wednesday, October 25-27, 2021




University of Victoria | Working with Administrative Data

September 13 - December 5, 2021


This course examines the basics of what administrative data are:

  • where they come from
  • how they can be used for research
  • what the data produced for research projects look like
  • the skills needed to work with them
  • basic statistical analysis of these data

This course also provides an overview of ethics and privacy issues related to research uses of administrative data.

Population Data BC | Tableau for Health Data Analysis and Visualization

Monday's, October 4-25, 2021 / 1-3pm (PT)

Danish Society of Pharmacoepidemiology | Intro to Pharmacoepidemiology

Free online course, anytime


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