Training and Events

The Cochrane Training website provides a range of learning opportunities for individuals interested in learning more about conducting, editing or reading a systematic review. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned reviewer, you will find new opportunities to learn here about Cochrane systematic review methodology and processes. You can find Cochrane trainings, resources, and learning events here 

Recent and upcoming Cochrane US training and learning opportunities:

Webinar.  Evidence Synthesis: Use and Impact from a Global and US Perspective
Learn more about Cochrane & the US Network.  Watch the recording of our US Network Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque, presenting "Evidence Synthesis: Use & Impact from a Global & US Perspective" at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health in September, 2020.  View the webinar here.

Virtual Classroom Series. Cochrane Neonatal Review Group. Evidence-Based Medicine: Basics and Beyond
This 2-year Evidence Classroom hosted by Cochrane Neonatal.  This series is aimed especially at new clinicians, fellows and trainees. It covers the basics of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and teaches clinicians how to use EBM for best practice in neonatal care. 
                   All sessions are now available for FREE viewing - don't miss this super popular virtual classroom opportunity!
Next Neonatal webinar: June 28th.  Join us to discuss What network meta-analysis can tell us about preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants. We will be looking at the use of different systemic steroids, different dosing and management strategies for infants at risk of BPD. Register FREE:

International Women's Day Panel. Cochrane US Highlights Minority Women Working in Health Evidence.
The Cochrane US Network will be hosting an hour-long webinar panel higlighting the amazing and talented women we have working with Cochrane.  Join us to hear their stories and how minority women in science have an impact in health evidence synthesis. 

Systematic Review Trainings.  Cochrane US Affiliates Tufts University and Ohio State School of Nursing.
Cochrane US Affiliate Centers Ohio State and Tufts University are both offering comprehensive, online, live Cochrane systematic review trainings.  Don't miss these excellent opportunities to learn the details of carry-out a review, from writing the PICO question, to literature searching, exclusion criteria, data extraction, risk of bias, GRADE, etc.  Available in July (Tufts) and August (Ohio): Register now!  Excellent prices for students - don't miss your chance!

Webinar Series. CU Anschutz Medical Campus Rocky Mountain Cochrane Series. Don't miss this monthly webinar series! 
This month on Tuesday July 20 join the University of Colorado Strauss Health Sciences Library as they host Dr. Chartres from UCSF to present on The Evolution of Evidence Synthesis Methods in Environmental Health. Dr Chartres will discuss the application of systematic review methods to observational studies in the public and environmental health fields.

Free registration:
Stay tuned for details about next month's webinar and presenter.  For questions contact

Workshop. U.S. GRADE Guideline Development Workshop.  The 15th Guideline Development Workshop will take place virtually Oct 20-22, 2021.  The workshop is focused on the special application of GRADE for diagnoses as well as improved techniques for applying GRADE to current projects.  Information and registration can be found here.  

Systematic Review Training. Ohio State Fuld Institute for Evidence-based Practice in Nursing. 
Our executive committee member, Donal O'Mathuna is hosting a virtual systematic review training on May 11 and 13. Topics include formulating a question, literature searching, study eligibility, PICO(T), data extraction, and more.  All participants will participate in a review and will have the opportunity for follow-up and mentorship after the training.  More information and registration here.

  • August 11 & 13, 2021, virtual

Summer Institute. Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making. Cochrane, Cornell University and the World Health Organization collaborate to provide training in systematic review following the Cochrane methodology and application of GRADE to assess quality of evidence. The Summer Institute will be held virtually this year over a series of weeks, and incorporating live instruction with online modules and instruction.  Participants who were selected for last year's training have been admitted for this year (last year was cancelled).  Starts April 12th and runs through summer. Read more about this incredible opportunity here.

If you would like to submit your event to our webpage, please email the US Network Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque: