Expert public only
Intensive Short Course , March 23 - 27, 2020
IN VIEW OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR OUR LECTURERS DUE TO THE INCREASING NUMBERS OF SARS-CoV-2 INFECTIONS IN GERMANY WE HAD TO CANCEL THIS COURSE. WE HOPE TO FIND ANOTHER TIME SLOT FOR THIS COURSE WHEN TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED.
During this course, participants will in the first part develop a solid foundation of applied principles and methods of epidemiology; use these to evaluate relevant clinical and public health questions; and refine their ability to critically analyze the epidemiologic, clinical, and public health literature. In the second part, participants will learn about paper and proposal writing, writing styles and the editorial process. The format will include lectures, group exercises, and seminars.
It is possible to book part 1 and 2 separately.
Part 1 23.03.- 24.03. (Julie Buring and Pamela Rist)
- Introductions and Objectives of the Short Course, Critical Thinking in Epidemiology: Examples from the Literature
- Types of Epidemiologic Studies in the Literature (Descriptive, Analytic)
- Measures of Disease Frequency, Measures of Association and their Scales
- Interpretation of the Findings: Association versus Causation
- Critical Evaluation of the Medical Literature
- Principles of Randomized Trials; Strengths and Weaknesses
- Sample size and power, P-values and confidence intervals Screening
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Part 2, 25.03.-27.03. (Bill Miller)
Writing styles, manuscript format, paper and proposal writing: overview, writing process, scientific writing exercises, editorial process & reviewing, …
Students can take Parts 1&2 for 3 ECTS, only Part 1 for 1.25 ECTS or only Part 2 for 1.75 ECTS
750 € (375 € for one part only)
510 € (255 € for one part only) for enrolled students (proof required)
Charité Campus Mitte
Please send an e-mail to Tanja Te Gude
Tel. +49 30 450 570 812
Organizational and administrative matters
Julie E. Buring, ScD,
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Pamela M. Rist, ScD,
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Prof. Bill Miller, Ohio State University, USA
Berlin School of Public Healht / Institute of Public Health
9:00 - 17:00h
Charité Campus Mitte