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CV Grand Rounds
February 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Robert W. Yeh, MD, MSc, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Katz Silver Family Chair in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research
Director, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Precision, Pragmatism and Parachutes: Modernizing Empiricism in Cardiovascular Care
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe strategies to improve the applicability of clinical trial results to individualized cardiovascular care;
- Recognize the tension between experience-based clinical judgement and the requirement for equipoise for trial enrollment, and its impact of trial conduct and interpretation; and
- Describe strengths and limitations of using “real-world” data to replace, augment or complement randomized trials.