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The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute

Annual Symposiums


5th Annual Symposium

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023

Topic: Artificial Intelligence, Real Consequences: The side effects of AI in healthcare


  • Judy Wawira Gichoya, MD, MS, Associate Professor – Interventional Radiology & Informatics, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Noémi Kreif, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health Economics, University of York
  • Michael Willingham, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Google Health
  • Moderated by Aasthaa Bansal, PhD, Associate Professor, The CHOICE Institute

Recording: 2023 CHOICE Institute Symposium



4th Annual Symposium

Date: October 21, 2022

Topic: Health Equity in HEOR


  • Mónica García-Pérez, Ph.D. Economics, Professor of Economics at St. Cloud State University and Senior Fellow at the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University
    • Placing the Equity within Health and Economics: Policy and Economics Dimensions
  • Susan Griffin, PhD, Professor, University of York, UK
    • Including the social value of equity impacts in economic evaluation
  • Sherri Rose, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Co-Director of the Health Policy Data Science Lab
    • Algorithmic Bias and Machine Learning in Health Care
  • Moderated by Josh Carlson, MPH, PhD

Recording: 2022 CHOICE Institute Annual Symposium: Health Equity in HEOR


3rd Annual Symposium

Date: April 29, 2021

Topic: Can We Re-Envision an Office of Health Technology Assessment for the U.S.?


  • Louis Garrison, PhD
  • Rachel Sachs, JD, MPH
  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
  • Gail Wilensky, PhD
  • Moderated by Sean D. Sullivan, BScPharm, PhD

Recording: 2021 CHOICE Symposium


2nd Annual Symposium

Date: March 13, 2019

Topic: Beyond Cost-Effectiveness – Incorporating & Summarizing Multiple Dimensions of Value in Healthcare Technology Assessment

Speaker: Charles E. Phelps, PhD

Recording: The CHOICE Institute 2019 Annual Symposium | Beyond Cost-Effectiveness with Dr. Charles E. Phelps


1st Annual Symposium, co-hosted by the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR)

Date: May 2, 2018

Topic: Is the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) becoming the U.S.’ counterpart to England’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)?

Speaker: Peter Neumann, Sc.D.