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340.658.11
Critical Reading of Epidemiologic Literature

Cancelled

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Epidemiology
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method:
In-person
Dates:
Sat 06/18/2022 - Sat 06/18/2022
Class Times:
  • Saturday,  8:30am - 4:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Resources:
Description:

Develops skills in the critical reading of epidemiologic reports. Reviews key epidemiologic concepts and methods including bias, confounding and interaction. Identifies the key issues and common mistakes in the preparation of epidemiologic reports of empirical research.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Read and interpret reports of epidemiological studies
  2. Identify sources of bias in epidemiological findings and determine how they have been addressed in epidemiologic articles
  3. Understand the peer review process
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 99% Written Assignment(s)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Course will be taught online via Zoom, on the dates and times the course is scheduled. The students receive first drafts of papers submitted to the American Journal of Epidemiology in advance of the workshop for discussion during the workshop.