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This week, join one of our four virtual events to discover what it’s like to study on Oxford University’s part-time postgraduate programme in Evidence-Based Health Care.

Medical statisticians teaching on the Evidence-Based Healthcare course. © John Cairns

This diverse, internationally recognised programme aims to teach health professionals to base their clinical and health management decisions on valid, reliable and relevant evidence, determined by sound scientific research and evaluation.

The part-time courses blend intensive residential weeks in Oxford with home study, and enables students to interact directly with global experts and leaders in evidence-based practice and education.

Now, for the first time, we are inviting prospective students from across the globe to a webinar series with insights from global experts on the latest in EBM its application. Each session will include a live twitter Q&A with the course directors and further insights into the programme, including:

  • the range of MSc, Diploma, Certificates and accredited short courses,
  • practical applications of the courses,
  • entry requirements.

Attendees can either join the sessions virtually or in person at the Sadler Room, Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA.

Book your place:

Monday 11 September 2017, 18:15 GMT
Nick Fahy - Evidence and policymaking

Nick Fahy is a Senior Researcher in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, and a consultant in health policy and systems. He looks at how health systems work; what we can learn by comparing health systems across countries; and how to bring about constructive change in health systems. His background includes over a decade working in the European Commission. Nick tutors on the Knowledge into Action module of the EBHC programme.

Tuesday 12th September 2017, 18:00 GMT
Professor Carl Heneghan - Learning EBM: 20 years of the good, the bad and the outright difficult to teach.

Carl Heneghan is Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine and Director of Programs in EBHC. Carl is a clinical epidemiologist, an NHS Urgent Care GP, and a world-leading expert in EBM and research methods. He has extensive experience in systematic reviews and quantitative methods focusing on both communicate and non-communicable diseases.

Wednesday 13 September 2017, 18:00 GMT
Professor Rod Jackson - An evidence-based approach to CVD risk: there is no such thing as hypertension, hyperlipidaemia or diabetes.

Rod Jackson is Professor of Epidemiology in the Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Auckland’s School of Population Health. He is director of EPID, which undertakes research and teaching in evidence-based practice, health informatics and quality improvement for healthcare services. He is one of the architects of New Zealand’s risk-based clinical guidelines for managing CVD risk, and is a tutor on Teaching Evidence-Based Practice short course.

Thursday 14 September 2017, 17:30 GMT
Professor Sir Muir Gray - Healthcare Value: a third revolution

Muir Gray has worked for the NHS in England since 1972, occupying a variety of senior positions during that time, including being the first person to hold the position of Chief Knowledge Officer of the NHS (England). Together with Sir Ian Chalmers, Muir was instrumental in establishing the Cochrane Collaboration. An internationally renowned authority on healthcare systems, Muir now leads the Value Based Healthcare programme in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and coordinates the Healthcare Value accredited short course.