Why We Need Evidence-Based Practice
When: Saturday March 21, 2015 @ 2PM
Where: 55 Lexington Ave on 25th Street between Lexington and 3rdRoom B3-130 (The Rehearsal Room)
General Admission: $10; Free for NYC Skeptics members
Join renowned lecturer Silvia Spivakovsky for a discussion of why health and health science needs "Evidence Based Practice?" What is EBP and what are some examples of proper and improper implementation. How do medical professionals and the general public deal with the "information overload" that is a hallmark of modern medicine? What does the future hold for ensuring best practices among both medical professionals and the general public?
An audience Q&A and social will follow.
Dr Silvia Spivakovsky is a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU College of Dentistry. She received her DDS from NYU and the Odontologist degree from University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She serves as course director for clinical and didactic courses at the College. She was trained in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) in McMaster University and Oxford University. She was responsible for the introduction of EBP into the curriculum at the College of Dentistry. Dr Spivakovsky lectured nationally and internationally about EBP and had several publications in peer review journals. She practices dentistry in Brooklyn.
THIS EVENT IS CO-SPONSORED BY BARUCH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER