Sep 18, 2019

AOPEER Course : Principles of Clinical Research

Spine Program


Principles of Clinical Research

Clinical studies are the foundation of evidence-based medicine and are critical for developing management strategies to improve outcomes for patients. However, conducting clinical studies is a challenging and multifaceted task. This course will provide you with the practical tools, including tips and pitfalls, to help you develop a framework that will ensure you successfully complete your clinical study.

This course will cover literature reviews, basic statistics, trial design, conducting a clinical study, the art and science of writing a high-impact publication, and study management. The content learned during this course will be invaluable to you as you design your next clinical study.

Course Director and Local Host: Dr. Michael Fehlings, Professor of Neurosurgery,Co-Director, Univeristy of Toronto Department of Surgery Spine Program

Faculty: a number of AO local and international faculty members.

Date: November 9-10 2019

Location: BMO Education and Conference Centre, Toronto, Canada

This is a unique learning opportunity organized by the AO Foundation and The University of Toronto Spine Program. All local and regional Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic surgery residents are invited to participate. Special registration discount is available.

Registration open now HERE