Cochrane Scholars Program
2020 Cochrane Colloquium
Systematic Review Training
Date: 4-7 October 2020
The AAO-HNS/F leadership and SAGE, publisher of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, have identified a need to train otolaryngologists in the conduct and publication of systematic literature reviews. Systematic reviews have a high citation impact and serve as the foundation for evidence-based practice guidelines, clinical performance measures, and maintenance of specialty certification.
Three travel grants up to $3,300 will be offered for the 2020 Cochrane Colloquium in Toronto, Canada, October 4-7, 2020. The Colloquium features a full scientific program and nearly 60 training and discussion workshops related to systematic review. In return for a travel grant to attend the meeting, grant recipients must agree to initiate and submit a systematic review to Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery for publication consideration within 12 months (by October 8, 2021).
Attendees will be introduced to the Cochrane Collaboration, the world leader in evidence summaries of healthcare interventions, and will learn state-of-the-art techniques for producing systematic reviews and meta-analyses.*
*Cochrane Scholar Application Requirements:
- Applicants must be members of the AAO-HNS
- Residents are not eligible to apply
- Previous G-I-N or Cochrane Scholar recipients may apply if three years have passed and all of their prior obligations were met
The Cochrane Scholar application submission is available here. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2019.
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