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Department: Epidemiology
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2009 - 2010
Course Instructor:
  • Milo Puhan

Addresses comparative effectiveness research, the assessment of the effectiveness of competing treatment strategies available in clinical practice. Introduces students to the measurement, selection and interpretation of outcomes for comparative effectiveness research. Explores types of outcomes important in clinical trials, the relationship between patient-important outcomes and other outcomes, and the analysis and interpretation of patient-important outcome data.

Learning Objective(s):

After completion of this course the student will be able to: - Describe which outcomes are particularly suitable for comparative effectiveness research. - Analyze and interpret the perspective of different stakeholders (patients, health care providers, policymakers). - Communicate outcome data from comparative effectiveness research.

Methods of Assessment: Article critique
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • June 22-26, 2009

  • Monday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Thursday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Friday 8:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015