A monthly educational series concentrating on epidemiological and biostatistical research methods. Presentations are intended to assist and support clinical researchers in the area of study design and the interpretation of findings. This newly implemented lecture/discussion series is an opportunity for clinical investigators to discuss study design, epidemiological methods, data analysis techniques, data integrity, and understanding of research findings. These sessions aim to provide researchers with the skills and knowledge to conduct high quality research.
SESSION 1: Study designs: Which design best fits my research question?
SESSION 2: What Am I Estimating During a Study—Measure of Association or Causation?
SESSION 3: Comparing Means or Proportions: How should I Analyze my data?
SESSION 4: Qualitative Methods in Health and Healthcare Research
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Evidenced-Based Practice, Systematic Reviews and Cochrane
Martin Burton, MA, DM, FRCS
SESSION 5: Calculating Sample Size and Statistical Power for a Study
SESSION 6: Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictive Values: What the clinician should know?
SESSION 7: Correlation & Linear Regression