BMI 7303 Critical Review of Biomedical Informatics Literature Seminar

3 semester credit hours/meets part of core competencies
Prerequisites: BMI 5300, BMI 5351, BMI 5352, BMI 5310, BMI 5311, and BMI 7302
Required for PhD students

The purpose of the critical literature review seminar is to apply and deepen knowledge from an area of biomedical informatics study and demonstrate proficiency in reviewing, synthesizing, and critically analyzing the research literature in a topic area that relates directly to the student’s chosen dissertation topic. By the end of the semester each student will have completed a draft literature review of their chosen subject.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

  • Construct inclusion and exclusion criteria for a search of the literature.
  • Review the peer-reviewed literature relevant to a specific area of biomedical informatics.
  • Analyze and synthesize literature relevant to a specific area of biomedical informatics.
  • Prepare a draft literature review in a specific area of biomedical informatics.