Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians

CAIFL is a fully online course that consists of: assessment; self-directed learning through video, readings, and problem sets; small group facilitated exercises; and plenary talks by physician and librarian experts in evidence based practice and critical appraisal. Goal: To develop librarians critical appraisal skills including enhanced understanding of research design, biomedical statistics, and clinical reasoning to apply knowledge in teaching target populations. Prerequisite: Experience and prior training in EBM fundamentals. Requirements: At least two hours per week self-directed learning. Participation in all small group facilitated sessions."

Project Details

Organization Name

Weill Cornell Medical College

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead

Caroline Jedlinka

New York
Start Date
January 26, 2021
End Date
March 16, 2021
Funding Amount
Library or Information Professional
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
Alaska Natives
American Indians
Asians/Asian Americans
Hispanics/Latin Americans
Native Hawaiians
Other Pacific Islanders
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health
Maternal Health