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Physician Numeracy Learning Path
Physician numeracy refers to a broad range of mathematical skills needed for practicing medicine, including the statistical knowledge necessary to interpret original research papers. Residents and faculty recognize that understanding statistics is important for interpreting results in evidence-based medicine (EBM), but unfortunately they report low self-confidence in this area. Numeracy should be given much more emphasis in residency curricula and can form the foundation of EBM teaching. Objectives for a numeracy curriculum and a sample curriculum using an EBM framework are described in the courses below.
To kick off the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, FPIN will be awarding 7 Writing Workshop Scholarships! To learn more and apply, please click here.
The deadline to apply is June 15th and recipients will be notified by July 15th.