WELCH CENTER RESEARCH SEMINAR Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
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
Course DescriptionStudents, 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.
Intended AudienceClinical Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Epidemiology students
Methods of AssessmentPresentation, discussion participation
Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.
Academic Ethics Code
The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
The web site for Welch Center Research Seminar may be accessed directly at http://www.jhsph.edu/welchcenter/seminars/journal_club.html
The course SYLLABUS is located in the Online Library (on the CoursePlus site)
Contact Information(from old syllabus)
Gail Daumit, MD, MHS
April Lawner, BS, BA
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