Training Program Title

Steps of a Systematic Review by Evidence Synthesis Academy

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Contact Information

Evidence Synthesis Academy at Brown University's School of Public Health

ev-synth@brown.edu

Training Program Description

Wondering how to conduct a systematic review? This explainer video walks you through the basic steps which include:

1. Prepare your topic: Talk with stakeholders and experts and do a quick scan of available research to craft questions that are specific and relevant

2. Search for studies: Find research studies that are potentially related to your question

3. Screen studies: Exclude studies that don’t address your question

4. Extract data: Collect relevant data from all the remaining studies

5. Analyze and synthesize data: Combine and evaluate the information you’ve selected from these studies

6. Report your findings: Turn the synthesis of information into a coherent narrative of what you’ve discovered

To view the training video, please go here: https://evsynthacademy.org/index.php/steps-of-a-review/

Competency Keywords

Study design, Translational research, Data management, Biostatistics

Other Keywords

Systematic Review

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Study and Site Management; Data Management and Informatics

Learning Objectives

To list and describe the basic steps of a systematic review.

Delivery Method

Online

Target Learners

Principal Investigators; Clinical Research Professionals (other than PI); MDs including residents, house officers, fellows, hospitalists; Undergraduate, graduate or professional degree students; Post-doctoral scholars; Community Partners; Other

Learning Level

Fundamental

Onboarding

no

Frequency

On demand

Associated Assessment

no

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