This year we have pre-selected articles for you that can we found here. You can chose from a Journal article on Quality Improvement or Social Determinants of Health.
- Identify learning needs (clinical questions) as they emerge in patient care activities (PBLI 1)
- Clinical questions: classify and precisely articulate the questions
- Demonstrate one can effectively and efficiently search NLM database for original clinical research articles (PBLI 4)
- With assistance, appraise study design, conduct and statistical analysis in clinical research papers (PBLI 4)
- Assess medical information resources to answer clinical questions and support decision making (PBLI 4)
- Determine if clinical evidence can be generalized to an individual patient (PBLI 4)
- Integrate clinical evidence, clinical context, and patient preference into decision making.
- Communicate risk and benefits of alternative treatments to patients (applying what was learned from evidence review
- Two R3 residents will pick one article relating to outpatient practice with faculty approval to present
- More successful articles are major/landmark articles in internal medicine
- These topics will typically be presented on Friday AM didactics
- Each presentation will be created on power point, and should last no more then 15-20 minutes to allow for rest of the hour for discussion.
- Residents will pick a faculty member to mentor them in creating the presentation
- Faculty will evaluate the presentation and document feedback in new innovations.
In your presentation you are expected to:
- Describe the case or problem that attracted you to this paper
- Describe the study and the research question
- State the importance and clinical relevance of this question
- Describe the methods
- Summarize the primary results
- Describe why you think the results can or cannot be applied to your patients
- Conclude with your own decision- What would you do in your own practice?
- NO Power point slides! The goal of the journal club is to have an ACTIVE discussion and not a lecture.
- At the end of your journal club, you will prepare a brief (less than 1 page) summary of your article that will be printed out and given to your POD the day of the presentation
- JAMA users guide to the literature
- BMJ statistics notes
- Key topics in EBM
- Annals of Internal Medicine Journal Club
- Improving Journal Club Presentations
- Contact faculty or Ambulatory Chief with any questions on the QI or SDOH Articles
- Avoid study authors’ conclusions – what are your conclusions?
- Clinical relevance – it’s about the patient
- Process as important as content – learning how to learn