Statistics from 32,000 feet (Parachute Included): A Gentle Introduction to Data Analyses

Have you forgotten most of your stats training? Never understood it in the first place? Do you skip over the statistics sections when reading a journal article? Do you wish you could converse more effectively about statistics with your team?

This seminar is designed for faculty who desire a reintroduction to basic statistical concepts for clinically-focused research. Presented in plain English with many illustrations, this session will cover foundational statistical concepts, including p-value, effect size, confidence intervals, sample size and power, and some common statistical tests. Whatever your background, this gentle reintroduction will increase your comfort and confidence when it comes to statistics.  After completing this activity participants will be able to identify and practice foundational statistical concepts and increase their comfort and confidence when it comes to statistics.

Workshop Objectives 

  • Describe basic concepts including p-value, effect size, and sample size power
  • Outline how these concepts can apply to your own research of that of others
  • Identify some common statistical tests

This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions.


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Upcoming Sessions

There are no scheduled sessions for this workshop.