We are dedicated to the practice, teaching and dissemination of high-quality evidence-based medicine to improve healthcare in everyday clinical practice.
The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine was established in Oxford in 1995 with the aim of promoting evidence-based health care to all offering effective and up-to-date decision-making in health care around the world. We provide support and resources to doctors, clinicians, teachers and others interested in learning about Evidence Based Medicine (EBM), The Centre is directed by Prof Carl Heneghan, GP, experienced clinician and researcher.
Cebm.net provides free support and resources to everyone interested in learning more about EBM. Our work falls into three categories:
- Research and development on the barriers to and improvement of the clinical practice of evidence.
- Training in the principles and practice of evidence-based medicine.
- Training the trainers in how to teach EBM and how to undertake research and development in EBM.
Gives me a better appreciation of the need to apply evidence-based practice where and when practical to routine clinical practice.
Our popular courses range from one-day introductory workshops on EBM in practice to a five-day residential programme, providing each delegate with the knowledge and confidence to practise EBM in their own working environment.
EBM resources include:
Lynne Maddocks, NDPCHS and NIHR CLAHRC PPI Co-ordinator, interviews one of the lead authors and lay co-authors of the recently published scientifc paper. The paper argues for a re-think in how doctors talk to their patients about kidney health, suggesting it should be about ‘kidney age’ not ‘kidney disease.’
4 July 2018
Stephanie Tierney is a Researcher in Evidence Synthesis at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford, and is part of the SPCR Evidence Synthesis Working Group.
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford Communications Officer Gavin Hubbard interviews DPhil student Georgia Richards about her recent move from Australia and what prompted a change of heart towards a research career rather than studying medicine.
Education & Training
Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine
A residential workshop in Oxford, taken as a short course or part of the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care.
An introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine
A one day residential workshop in Oxford which runs twice a year in June and November.
DPhil in Evidence-Based Health Care
The part-time DPhil programme in Evidence-Based Health Care, accepts applications from MSc graduates and others who can demonstrate that they have skills and competencies in EBHC, in which case the programme can be completed in a minimum of six years.
Practising Evidence-Based Medicine
Three-day workshop focusing on critical appraisal and the practicalities of evidence-based healthcare.
Part-time MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care
This is a joint Programme between the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and the Department for Continuing Education's Continuing Professional Development Centre. There is a choice of three MSc's - Evidence-Based Health Care, Systematic Reviews and Medical Statistics.