May 2 - 4, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

The 8th Guideline Development Workshop using the GRADE approach
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From evidence to action

Strengthen your understanding of evidence assessment and recommendation development. Improve techniques for applying GRADE to your current projects.


Intensive hands-on training in small group settings.


Internationally renowned faculty with extensive teaching experience.


Due to venue size, registration is limited to 44 participants.

Preliminary workshop schedule

Three days of fine tuning your guideline development skills

Internationally renowned speakers

Faculty with broad methdological and clinical background to bring insights to your projects

Philipp Dahm
Philipp Dahm, MD, MHSc

Department of Urology, University of Minnesota.

Yngve Falck-Ytter
Yngve Falck-Ytter, MD, AGAF

Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University.

Rebecca Morgan
Rebecca Morgan, PhD, MPH
Health Scientist

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University.

Hassan Murad
Hassan Murad, MD

The Mayo Clinic, Rochester.

Reem Mustafa
Reem Mustafa, MD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor

Department of Medicine and Biomedical & Health Informatics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Shahnaz Sultan
Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc, AGAF
Associate Professor

Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota.


Space is limited - register now through the Evidence Foundation
Announcement: Scholarships available - apply now through the Evidence Foundation

Early bird registration


  • Discounted registration
  • Ends January 15, 2018
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Discounted registration


  • Students and research fellows
  • Groups: 2+ participants
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Please note: additional fees apply when registering for the optional Systematic Review pre-workshop (early bird: $200; regular: $250).

Cancellation policy: refund available up to March 1, 2018 (minus $50 cancellation fee); registration transfer permitted any time.

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Conference Hotel

The Westin Cleveland Downtown. Located in the heart of the financial district of downtown, The Westin Cleveland Downtown is steps away from Cleveland’s most popular landmarks – including the Cleveland Browns Stadium, the new Convention Center, Medical Mart, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, in addition to a vast selection of restaurants. The mecca of the entertainment district – East 4th Street – is also just a few blocks away. The 3,000-square-foot WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio makes it easy to maintain your daily routine while on the road. Our state-of-the-art studio features latest cardio and strength equipment by Life Fitness.

Room rate

$141 + applicable tax.

Limited number of rooms - reserve early. Group rate through the Evidence Foundation only. Use special hotel link when registering for the event.

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