Year Published: 2013

Time to Complete: 80 min

Instructor: John Wong, MD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design


What is comparative effectiveness research (CER), and why is it important?

Learn from John Wong, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine about the translational spectrum of CER, national trends, and examples of successful CER projects.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • List the six steps of the Tufts CTSI Translational Spectrum of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)
  • Identify national (NIH, IOM, PCORI) CER priorities
  • Explain the importance of incorporating CER into grant submissions and research
  • Discuss examples of CER research projects
 This Course is Free