VIRTUAL EVENT: What is Evidence-based Medicine and why does it matter?
14 June 2022, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Why is Evidence-based Medicine useful, and what can we do to use it more effectively?
This event is free.
Kate Thomas & Dr Nephtali Marina-Gonzalez – Faculty of Medical Sciences
In this lecture, Kurinchi Gurusamy, Professor of Evidence-based Medicine and Surgery at UCL, will talk about what exactly the term Evidence-based Medicine means. Why is it useful, and what can we do to use it more effectively?
Prof Gurusamy will discuss the major criticisms and limitations of Evidence-based Medicine. He will also talk about the role of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice guidelines and shared-decision making.
This lecture will be followed by a Q&A with our speaker.
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About the Speaker
Professor of Evidence-based Medicine and Surgery at UCL
Kurinchi Gurusamy is Professor of Evidence-based Medicine and Surgery, Head of Research at Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, and Lead of Surgical and Interventional Group at Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit at UCL. He is a surgeon by background, his current focus is on clinical research and teaching with an aim to achieve high-quality healthcare for all.
He is one of the top 2% of scientists who have published their research in Medicine since 1960.