The seminar will be containing 15 classes for the group of up to 12 students. The instructor will give first and second class. The purpose of the first two classes is to introduce this seminar to the students, explain basic structure of biomedical article, and give an assignment to the student that will make presentation on the next class. Each student will have two weeks to prepare presentation. Order of the student'presentation will be randomized. The articles that are going to be presented will be from high impact factor journals (e.g. Nature, Science), and the topic will be related to the medical sciences.
Basic biomedical sciences, English language, article presentation, medical publishing.
If admitted into the seminar, all students (credit or non-credit) will be expected to fully participate and complete all assignments.
There will be no final exam. Students will be rated against their article presentations and discussions. The rate will value the accuracy of the handout, and clarity of the in-class presentation. Proper use of the students' theoretical knowledge will be particularly valued.