Lessons to Improve Our Reporting on Evidence

Published on
December 9, 2011

Once again this year, the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship program at MIT asked me to speak at their Medical Evidence Boot Camp.

I was particularly humbled and honored to be on the same agenda as these stellar speakers:

  • Drs. Steve Woloshin and Lisa Schwartz, Professors of Medicine, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth Medical School.
  • Dr. Jennifer Croswell of the US Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
  • George J. Annas, J.D., M.P.H., Chair of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights Boston University School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and School of Law
  • Sidney Wolfe, Director, Health Research Group, Public Citizen
  • Barnett (Barry) Kramer, Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute
  • John C. Bailar III, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • Michael Wilkes, M.D., Ph.D. Director of Global Health, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis
  • Frank Federico, R.Ph., Linda Kenney, Stephen Pratt, M.D. – Panel Discussion: Medical Error and its Aftermath.

I've posted the slides of my talk on SlideShare: