Louisville Lectures

Open Access Medical Education

Committed to sharing Internal Medicine focused lectures as free open access medical education.

Filtering by Category: Research

Improving Healthcare Quality and Safety with Dr. Nathan Spell

Dr. Nathan Spell discusses Healthcare Quality and Safety by first explaining his perspective as CQO on Emory's improvement journey as well as his perspective as a medical educator on learning improvement (QI) skills.  After, he gives multiple examples of QI work to illustrate the learning objectives.

Read More

Public Health and Dermatology- From Policy to Pox with Dr. Boris Lushniak

In this Presentation Dr. Boris D. Lushniak discusses the core public health functions: assessment and monitoring of the health of communities and populations at risk, the formulation of public policies, and to assure that all populations have access to appropriate and cost-effective care.  Keeping these functions relavent throughout his talk, Dr. Lushniak discusses various skin cancers and conditions. He then concludes his presentation explaining how dermatology fits into the public health model.

Read More

Statistical Methods in Quality Improvement with Stephen Furmanek

In the Eleventh lecture of our Research Series, Stephen Furmanek discusses Quality Improvement projects.  This video examines different methods for displaying the results and how to determine which method is best.

Read More

Diagnostic Tests with Annuradha Persaud

In the Tenth lecture of our Research Series, Annuradha Persaud discusses various aspects of Diagnostic Tests.  More specifically, this video will discuss how to calculate the measures of diagnostic accuracy, how to utilize the calculations clinically, and how to interpret RUC curves and AUC curves.

Read More

Statistical Thinking and Significance with Stephen Furmanek

In the Eighth lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Stephen Furmanek discusses the difference between clinical thinking and statistical thinking.  Topics also covered are p-values, effect sizes, and confidence intervals.  

Read More