The broad aim of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine is to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to doctors and health care professionals to help maintain the highest standards of medicine.
Many of the talks are taken from the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme and delivered by members of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, the Centre of Evidence Medicine and leaders in the field of Evidence-based Health Care internationally.
How do you carry out a realist synthesis of an intervention when there's 'no evidence'?
Joanne Greenhalgh, Professor of Applied Social Research Methodology (University of Leeds) on the experiences of conducting a realist synthesis of the feedback of aggregated patient reported outcome measure (PROMs) data to improve patient care. Her talk addresses two methodological questions (1) how do you carry out a realist synthesis of an intervention when there's 'no evidence'? and (2) how can you deal with the complexity of ‘context’?
The messy realities of qualitative health research
Dr Anne-Marie Boylan and Dr Laura Griffith, explore the value of qualitative health research and discuss what it's really like to undertake qualitative research. Qualitative research is a naturalistic mode of inquiry. It is used to answer a variety of research questions that have relevance to health policy and practice. In this podcast, Dr Anne-Marie Boylan, Director of the Postgraduate Certificate in Qualitative Health Research Methods at the University of Oxford, and Dr Laura Griffith, a former academic who now works in public health, explore the value of qualitative health research and discuss what it's really like to undertake qualitative research.
Dr Laura Griffith completed her PhD in Anthropology about Motherhood in the East End in 2006 completing research in London and Bangladesh. During this time she also worked as a consultant and was the Chair of the Management Board for Sure Start and actively involved in other public health projects. From there she started as a Research Fellow in Warwick as the PI for a project investigating the experiences of minority ethnic populations of acute psychiatric services. Next was leading a project at Aston University about multi-professional team working in Mental Health teams, and from there she moved to the Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford, where she completed modules on psychosis, giving up smoking and experiences of ECT for the renowned healthtalk.org. She went on to lecture at the University of Birmingham in the sociology of health, and led the Health and Well-being stream in the Institute for Research into Superdiversity. At Birmingham she left the academic side of health research and moved into health consultancy - normally working with partners from the third sector. She now works in public health. Date: 18 May 2021
Leading and teaching Evidence-Based Health Care
Professor Kamal Mahtani and David Nunan interview Professor Paul Glasziou, Director of the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare at Bond University, about his experience of leadership and his work in capacity building through teaching and supervision. Professor Kamal Mahtani is Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership programme and David Nunan is Director of the PGCert in Teaching EBHC
Exploring the fundamentals of leadership with Professor Carl Heneghan - Part Two
Professor Kamal Mahtani continues his interview with Professor Carl Heneghan, discussing where your motivation as a leader comes from, succession planning, seeking mentoring, how leaders can engage with the wider world. Plus strategies for managing your work life balance.
Exploring the fundamentals of leadership with Professor Carl Heneghan - Part One
Professor Kamal Mahtani interviews Professor Carl Heneghan, exploring his leadership; how it all started, the challenges he has faced, emotional intelligence, the importance of clear communication and being a tortoise rather than a hare as a leader.
How do species postpone or even escape from senescence?
Dr Rob Salguero-Gomez, Associate Professor in Ecology, Department of Zoology, gives a talk on lessons for a longer, better human life for the EBHC podcast series.