Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
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Courses, Meetings/Events and Training

We are proud to be involved in a wide variety of training programmes, courses and clinical meetings focussing on our strengths of epidemiology and evidence based practice.


Critical Appraisal of Clinical Trials in Dermatology (Online course) - This free online course is an introduction to critical appraisal of clinical trials in dermatology. It is intended primarily for researchers and healthcare professionals working in dermatology. This unique course is interactive and takes about 45 minutes to to complete.


Getting to Grips with Evidence Based Dermatology - This increasingly popular three-day course is aimed at dermatologists looking to improve both critical appraisal skills and those skills needed to participate in clinical research projects. It is organised and taught by members of the CEBD, along with colleagues from the East Midlands Research Design Service. NB: This course was previously known as the BEES Evidence Based Dermatology Course.

Summer School 2017: Understanding the principles of Systematic Reviews - This one day course will provide you with the appropriate skills to understand and critically appraise systematic reviews. You will learn how best to use online databases and have a go at undertaking some of the key steps required in a systematic review.


Evidence based update meeting 2017 - Each year an evidence based update meeting is organised by the UK DCTN and chaired by Professor Hywel Williams. The day is aimed mainly at dermatologists and specialist dermatology nurses, although anyone with an interest in the area is welcome. The topic for 2017 is eczema and contact dermatitis.
Download the information leaflet and programme.


European Dermato-Epidemiology Network Forum - The European Dermatoepidemiology Network (EDEN) has recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Expanding on the networks previous meetings held in combination with the American Dermatoepidemiology Network, the network plans to hold its own annual meeting, with the first EDEN Forum taking place in Madrid, March 2017. The final programme is available to download. 



UK DCTN Fellowships - The UK DCTN runs a number of fellowship award schemes each year, (including: SpR Fellowships, Nurse Fellowships, SAS Fellowships and GP Fellowships). You can see the previous winners of the SpR Fellowship award here

Application for the 2016 round of fellowships is now closed.


Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology

The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 1048