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National experts in evidence-based medicine to speak at May conference

Two of the nation’s top experts in teaching evidence-based medicine will speak May 10-11 to a cross-section of UGA faculty members in a conference hosted by the university’s Evidence-Based Program for Health Professions Education.

David Slawson, a professor of family medicine and vice chair for academic affairs at the University of Virginia, will deliver a lecture entitled “Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine: Should We Be Teaching Information Management Instead?” from 4-5 p.m. May 10 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel.

Allen F. Shaughnessy, a professor of family medicine at Tufts University and associate director of the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, will present a lecture entitled “Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Health Professions Education: Barriers and Solutions” from 11 a.m.-noon May 11 at the College of Pharmacy.