Membership & Affiliations
We at FACITtrans view professional memberships as an integral part of sharing knowledge within our many communities. We are a proud member and active contributor to the following leading professional organizations:
International Society for Quality of Life Research
Member for more than 20 years, and a proud financial sponsor.
Our Executive Director, Benjamin Arnold, served as the Translation and Cross-Cultural Adaptation - Special Interest Group (TCA-SIG) co-chair from 2016 to 2018, is currently a member of the TCA steering committee, and the Ibero America SIG.
As of 2019 we are an integral part of the Clinical Practice Special Interest Group (CP-SIG), which educates clinicians about cross-cultural translation and use of PRO’s in non-English speaking groups.
We regularly attend meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America and present posters, presentations, and workshops.
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Member for more than 20 years, and we are active participants in the Chicago Regional Chapter (CRC).
Founding member of the ISPOR Task Force for Translation and Cultural Adaptation, which established “Principles of Good Practice for the Translation and Cultural Adaptation Process for Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO)”.
A number of our team members are building the ISPOR Clinical Outcomes Assessment Task Force with other recognized professionals in the field.
We regularly present posters, present at panel discussions and attend meetings in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
American Translators Association
Member for more than 20 years
Our team regularly presents at conferences, publishes articles, presents posters, and attends meetings.
PROMIS Health Organization (PHO) and Health Measures Conferences
We proudly support the PHO, whose mission is to improve health outcomes by developing, maintaining, improving, and encouraging the application of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) in research and clinical practice.
We also contribute yearly so that the PHO can hold conferences for scientists to exchange research information and learnings.
Each year we gladly contribute to this organization that provides vital services and support to women in need.