December 5, 2012

Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine in Resource-Limited Countries

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.

JAMA. 2012;308(21):2248-2249. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.74124

Two decades have passed since the 1992 publication of the JAM A article that posited evidence-based medicine (EBM) as a new method of teaching the practice of medicine.1 During this period, EBM has been accepted by many national and international bodies as a standard for accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.25 However, incorporation of EBM into the teaching and practice of medicine has not achieved universal success.

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