National Teaching Series on Clinical Statistics

We invite you to the National Teaching Series aimed at introducing junior doctors and medical students to Clinical Statistics and using R programming language. 

This series will provide a comprehensive overview of essential epidemiological concepts used in interviews for academic (i.e., AFP/ACF) training programmes. You will gain an introduction via guided demonstration to data analysis with R, including resources to help you practice in your own time, and a certificate acknowledging your participation in this course for use in your e-Portfolio as evidence.

Session 1 [25 July 2022] – Dissecting a Journal Article – Truth, Lies and Statistics

Session 2  [24 Aug 2022] – Setting up R and Exploring the R Studio Environment

Session 3 [22 Sep 2022] – Preparing for data analysis with R [Dr Keeran Vickneson, Academic FY2, Edinburgh]

Session 4 [Oct 2022, TBA] – Tackling Academic Interviews, Tips from leading academics

All sessions will be conducted on Teams for ease of accessibility.

If you have not registered yet, please register below to receive an invite to the teaching sessions:

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