- First, it sharpens participants' critical appraisal skills by providing a space to discuss relevant medical literature.
- Second, it motivates participants to seek new medical literature on their own using technology.
- In the first year, the focus is teaching residents how to read an article.
- The second year focuses on what is of interests to the reader.
- The third year applies the resident's appraisal skills to assigned articles to test whether they can determine which have reliable and valid findings and which are flawed.
- In the fourth year residents are asked to distinguish whether articles are well researched and referenced.
Int Rev Psychiatry. 2013 Jun;25(3):276-83