SAVE THE DATE! Workshop on Developing a Cochrane Systematic Review

Details: This intensive, 2-day workshop co-hosted by Cochrane Eyes and Vision U.S. Satellite and the Ohio State University College of Optometry will guide participants through steps of developing a systematic review using the latest Cochrane methodology. It will offer lectures and 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 start at $90. 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

Thursday, March 19, 2020             8:30AM – 5:30PM*
Friday, March 20, 2020                 8:30AM – 5:00PM
*Note: a reception will follow the workshop activities on Thursday, concluding at 7:30PM.
For additional information:
Contact: Genie Han,