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Selecting an Article for Journal Club
Department of Pharmacology.
Journal Club Tips
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Choosing an interesting paper for a journal club
How to Prepare an Outstanding Journal Club Presentation
ACP Journal Club
Once a bimonthly stand-alone journal, ACP Journal Club is now a monthly feature of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. ACP Journal Club summarizes the best new evidence for internal medicine from over 130 clinical journals. Research staff and clinical editors rigorously assess the scientific merit of the medical literature as it is published and a worldwide panel of over 5,000 physicians assesses the clinical relevance and newsworthiness of rigorous studies.
Cochrane Journal Club
Cochrane Journal Club is a free, monthly publication, appropriate for trainees, researchers and clinicians, that introduces a recently published Cochrane Collaboration systematic review, with additional relevant background information, a podcast explaining the key points of the review, discussion questions, and downloadable PowerPoint slides with key figures and tables. The complete, full text, systematic reviews are available in the
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
, licensed through EBSCO.
PubMed Commons Journal Clubs
At least twenty journal clubs in the United States and internationally have opted to be listed with PubMed Commons. Members may post public comments on PubMed records or on social media venues.
Presenting at Journal Club
Presenting at journal club: A guide
Ann Emerg Med
. 2004;44(2):169-174. doi:10.1016/S0196064404003361.
Schwartz MD, Dowell D, Aperi J, Kalet A.
Improving journal club presentations, or, I can present that paper in under 10 minutes
ACP J Club
Leading the Club’s Discussion
Suggestions for Leading a Journal Club
University of California, San Francisco
Leading Discussion of a Scientific Journal Article
Tulane University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Critically Appraising Literature -
Evidence Based Medicine subject guide
Abate MA, Blommel ML.
Remington Education: Drug Information and Literature Evaluation
. 1st edition. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2013. Available as an e-book through EBSCO.
A review of journal clubs in postgraduate medical education
Journal of General Internal Medicine
. 1998;13(5):347-353. doi:10.1046/j.1525-1497.1998.00102.x.
Blommel ML, Abate MA.
A rubric to assess critical literature evaluation skills
Am J Pharm Educ
Currier RL, Schneider MR, Heubi JE.
Taking Journal Clubs off Autopilot: A Case Study of Teaching Literature Evaluation Skills to Preclinical MD/PhD Students
. Med Sci Educ. 2013;23(4):572-577. doi:10.1007/BF03341682.
Deenadayalan Y, Grimmer-Somers K, Prior M, Kumar S.
How to run an effective journal club: a systematic review
. J Eval Clin Pract. 2008;14(5):898-911. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2753.2008.01050.x.
Referees make journal clubs fun
The journal club and medical education: over one hundred years of unrecorded history
. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 1987;63(740):475-478. doi:10.1136/pgmj.63.740.475.
Packard K, Herink M, Lenz TL.
Comparison of traditional versus evidence-based journal club formats
Innovations in Pharmacy
What makes evidence-based journal clubs succeed?
. 2004;9(2):36-37. doi:10.1136/ebm.9.2.36.
Pitner ND, Fox CA, Riess ML.
Implementing a successful journal club in an anesthesiology residency program
. F1000Res. 2013;2:15. doi:10.12688/f1000research.2-15.v1.
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