Journal Club

The Journal Club will take place at 6 pm around the 3rd Thursday of each month.

We will be sending out information on each Journal Club monthly. There will be a sign up available for each month. You are required to make 3 Journal Clubs yearly.

List of Presenters

Presenter Guidelines

  1. Work with Rebekah Mulligan to select the article.
    1. Each article will be placed on the website
  2. Decide on the style of Journal Club (Traditional Reporter, Debate, Q&A).
  3. Use Journal Club Worksheet #1 and #2 to help plan your presentation.

Any questions about Journal Club can be emailed to or directed to Rebekah Mulligan, p. 418-8421.

Journal Club Worksheet #1

Journal Club Worksheet #2

Example of How to Approach an Article



Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2015 Oct 29;
Proton pump inhibitors exacerbate NSAID-induced small bowel injury: A prospective, double-blind, randomized trial.Ema Washio, Motohiro Esaki, Yuji Maehata, Masashi Miyazaki, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Hideki Ishikawa, Takanari Kitazono, Takayuki Matsumoto
PMID: 26538205

American Journal of Gastroenterology 2015 Nov 10;
Admission Hematocrit and Rise in Blood Urea Nitrogen at 24 h Outperform other Laboratory Markers in Predicting Persistent Organ Failure and Pancreatic Necrosis in Acute Pancreatitis: A Post Hoc Analysis of Three Large Prospective Databases.Efstratios Koutroumpakis, Bechien U Wu, Olaf J Bakker, Anwar Dudekula, Vikesh K Singh, Marc G Besselink, Dhiraj Yadav, Hjalmar C van Santvoort, David C Whitcomb, Hein G Gooszen, Peter A Banks, Georgios I Papachristou
PMID: 26553208



Matthew Barnes, MD
Deirdre James, MD
Andrew Han, MD
Shelly Swindler, MD
Alex Woods, MD

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