Course Director

Jeff Weinfeld, MD, MBI & Erica McClaskey, MD, MS

Module Goals

  • Demonstrate and contextualize how key concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, and evidence-based medicine are used in the medical literature and applied to patient care.
  • Teach students to evaluate the medical literature and apply evidence to patient care.
  • Teach students the process and approach of conducting a literature search, critically assessing different information sources, and fully utilizing electronic, digital and other technologies essential in practicing evidence-based medicine.
  • Review the biostatistics and epidemiology knowledge components taught in EBM I and required for the USMLE Step 1 Examination.