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


This guide is in the process of being updated for the 2022-2023 curriculum. 

EBM Co-Thread Leader and Guide Administrator

Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS
COM Curriculum Mapper
Asst. Professor of Family and Community Medicine



EBM Co-Thread Leader

Jessica Ferrell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences

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.

EBM Thread in the COM Curriculum (M1-M4 Years at a Glance)

Module & Session Abbreviations

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

Topic 2: Clinical Guidelines Checklist