340.871.01 WELCH CENTER RESEARCH SEMINAR
Students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty present scientific papers from the current and/or classic literature dealing with epidemiologic research, focusing on clinical and cardiovascular epidemiology. Emphasizes presentation skills and the ability to critically evaluate scientific papers. Uses a journal-club format in which one or more papers are distributed in advance; participants are expected to read and discuss the assigned material.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
read and critically evaluate scientific papers
give a presentation and lead a discussion related to a research article
critique analytic methods in the published literature
describe the strengths and weaknesses of various methodological approaches in clinical epidemiology and cardiovascular epidemiology
- Tuesday 12:00 - 1:20