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Editorial
March 5, 2014

Medical Education Theme Issue 2014Call for Papers

Author Affiliations
  • 1Dr Golub is Deputy Editor, JAMA
JAMA. 2014;311(9):918. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.1256

I went to a fancy French restaurant called “Déjà Vu.” The headwaiter said, “Don’t I know you?”

Stephen Wright

The evidence-based medicine movement in medical decision making developed in part as a reaction to a realization that so much of what was taught was done so as received wisdom, not informed by research or even by a strong circumstantial base.1,2 While there is still a good deal of distance to travel in providing a strong evidence base for many clinical decisions, the framework for approaching such questions has become more sophisticated, as has an understanding of how to integrate medical literature into these decisions.3

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