Evidence Based Medicine

“To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail in uncharted seas, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.”

Sir William Osler

On the Medicine Clerkship EBM should:

  • Link directly to patient care
  • Be shared with others when possible
  • Apply skills taught in phase 1 (remember PICO)
  • Be practiced efficiently
  • Make a difference!

Here are ways you can put EBM into practice this rotation and many would work well done as a “teamlet” project: