Systematic Reviews for Public Health and Biomedical Research

Registration Closed

June 10-12, 2019
– Monday, 9:00am–4:00pm
– Tuesday, 9:00am–4:00pm
– Wednesday, 9:00am–3:00pm

Systematic reviews (SR) are increasingly used to inform clinical and public health practice. SR seek to collate all evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to address a specific research question. This 3-day program will present an overview of the explicit and systematic methods used in SR to minimize bias. Together we will learn step by step how to actually perform, report, and critically appraise SR. We will focus primarily on methods for SR of randomized trials and will discuss how to extend them to SR of observational studies. Participants are encouraged to register for our companion 2-day program on meta-analysis.

PHX provides a 25 percent discount to students, SPH alumni, and BU faculty and staff. We will also offer a 25 percent discount for any resident of upper-middle-income countries, lower-middle-income countries and low-income countries (“LMIC” based on the World Bank Classification).

Individuals registering for more than one paid program at full price will receive a 15 percent discount (use coupon “2ormore”). A 15 percent discount is also offered to organizations sending three or more paid program participants (Contact us at for more information).

(Please note discounts cannot be combined)

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