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Evidence Based Medicine Thread in the College of Medicine: Classes 2024 - 2027: Overview


  • This guide is in the process of being updated for the 2024-2025 academic year. 
  • There will be a new version of the EBM thread guide for the Class of 2028.

EBM Co-Thread Leader and Guide Administrator

Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS
COM Curriculum Mapper
Assoc. Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Assoc. Professor of Pharmacy Practice


Contact Information:

Office: G-142
Phone: 330.325.6605




Evidence Based Medicine Thread in the College of Medicine Curriculum: Overview

Evidence based medicine (EBM) is a longitudinal thread that runs through the College of Medicine curriculum. EBM content is found within multiple courses in the curriculum. This guide is focused on illustrating where EBM content is found in the curriculum and provide educational support to some EBM class sessions and assessments.

Module & Session Abbreviations

  • M1 Year
    • Pop Health = Population Health
    • PPC I = Patient, Physician, and Community I
    • PPC II = Patient, Physician, and Community II
    • ICE = Integrated Case Exercise
  • M2 Year
    • PPC III = Patient, Physician, and Community III
    • PPC IV = Patient, Physician, and Community IV
    • PPC V = Patient, Physician, and Community V


Thank you to Jessica Ferrell, Ph.D. for her help with the thread guide and as Co-thread Lead, 

EBM - Co Thread Leader

Kris Baughman, Ph.D.

Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.


Contact Information:

Office: G-126
Phone: 330.325.6161