340.871.01 Welch Center Research Seminar
- 3rd term
- 1 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty present scientific papers from the current and/or classic literature dealing with epidemiologic research, with a focus 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. Media reporting/coverage in the lay and medical press is explicitly discussed related to the article. Provides a forum for the discussion of the appropriate use of statistical methods for various study designs.
- Learning Objectives:
- 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
- Methods of Assessment:
Presentation, discussion participation
- Enrollment Restriction:
MHS, ScM, DrPH, PhD, and ScD students in the Department of Epidemiology only.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Enrollment is restricted to current MHS, ScM, DrPH, PhD, and ScD degree students in the Department of Epidemiology only.
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments:
Course is based on a journal club format. Students must read the articles and prepare materials prior to the class meetings.