Research Resources

ACFAS encourages members to understand the importance of clinical research and to incorporate it in to their practices through evidence-based medicine (EBM). ACFAS also encourages members to explore the possibility of participating in clinical research and provides the following tools to understand and evaluate clinical research:

The US Bone & Joint Initiative Research Committee offers a grant mentoring program consisting of workshops to provide early-career basic and clinical investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.  Apply Here  

Free EBM Websites

PubMed:  pubmed.gov
Best Bets:  www.bestbets.org
HSTAT:  hstat.nlm.nih.gov
NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination:  www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Oxford):  www.cebm.net
Cochrane Collaboration:  www.cochrane.org
Introduction to Evidence-based Medicine: www.hsl.unc.edu/services/tutorials/ebm/welcome.htm
Appraising the Evidence:  www.cebm.utoronto.ca/practise/ca
DSS Research Sample Size Calculator:  www.dssresearch.com/toolkit/sscalc/size_a2.asp

Additional Resources

Educational Opportunities

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