Workshop on Developing a Cochrane Systematic Review

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Starting on December 1, 2020 we will notify applicants of their acceptance on a rolling basis. 

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2021

This intensive, 2-day hybrid workshop hosted by Cochrane Eyes and Vision U.S. will guide participants through steps of developing a systematic review using the latest Cochrane methodology. It will offer pre-recorded and live hands-on sessions, providing plenty of opportunities to apply the methods and interact with the faculty. The workshop will be led by a team who has extensive expertise in conducting systematic reviews and in leading the development of methods to improve systematic reviews. Cochrane Eyes and Vision review authors who have a registered title, protocol, or review in The Cochrane Library are highly encouraged to attend. Registration fees are $50.

Thank you to our sponsor, the National Eye Institute (UG 1 EY020522)!


  • Describe the essential steps of conducting a systematic review
  • Developing an answerable question using the PICO framework
  • Gain familiarity with the tool for assessing risk of bias in randomized trials
  • Describe the process used to collect and extract data from reports of primary studies
  • Describe the process of analyzing, presenting, and interpreting the results of meta-analyses
  • Enter and analyze data for a systematic review using the Cochrane’s RevMan software
  • Identify and resolve questions and challenges encountered during the completion of a systematic review

Save the dates for live sessions:
Thursday, March 25, 2021             1:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Tuesday, March 30, 2021*             4:00PM – 6:00PM ET
For UCSF residents, please note that the second live session date will be Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 4:00PM-6:00PM ET
Pre-recorded sessions will be made available online in January 2021.
Contact: Genie Han,