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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Methods for Making Recommendations for Diverse Populations

  • Event Summary

    The USPSTF makes evidence-based recommendations on clinical preventive services for primary care clinicians and their patients. The Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) support the USPSTF with systematic reviews that are used as the basis for the recommendations. Hear what one EPC and the USPSTF have done to improve recommendations for diverse populations.  Register:


    Tracy Wolff, MD, MPH, Associate Scientific Director, USPSTF Program, AHRQ


    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF and Immediate Past Chair, USPSTF

    Jennifer S. Lin, MD, MCR, Director, Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates EPC

    Michelle Eder, PhD, Co-Director, USPSTF Scientific Resource Center

     Objectives: By the end of the webinar you will be able to:

    1. State methods of synthesizing evidence on subpopulations.
    2. Apply evidence on diverse populations to the development of recommendations on clinical preventive services.

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