This workshop is an intensive and interactive 4-day session designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to practice and teach evidence-based medicine. Sessions will feature a mix of both small and large group discussions, interactive lectures, and case-based studies. Participants will spend 36 hours in active and assigned course work.
Who should attend:
Clinical educators and clinicians in teaching or leadership roles in medical schools, residency programs, or clinical practice, who wish to improve their skills as practitioners, educators, and leaders of evidence-based clinical practice.
- To train leaders in medicine to facilitate evidence-based clinical practice in their teaching and practice settings.
- To practice the skills involved in evidence based clinical practice including clinical question formation and acquisition of medical evidence from the literature.
- To review and develop critical appraisal skills and application of available evidence to patient care and medical education.
- To provide interactive experience with a variety of evidence-based resources guided by medical center library staff with expertise in evidence-based practice.
The workshop curriculum addresses two broad areas:
1. Evidence-based Medicine content in large group
- Clinical question formation
- Searching for, selecting, and obtaining the evidence
- Critical appraisal
- Practical clinical epidemiology
- Application of evidence to clinical care
2. Teaching skills in small groups