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Brown University

EFD On-Demand: Getting Your Scholarly Projects “Unstuck”- A Reference Management Workshop

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Program Release: January 28, 2021 Expiration Date: January 31, 2023 Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes There are no prerequisites for participation. GUEST SPEAKERS Kelsey F. Sawyer, MS Biomedical and Life Sciences Librarian University Library Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Jack C. Rusley, MD, MHS Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice Bio Med Pediatrics Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Get those projects “unstuck”, those articles organized, and save yourself time and energy on your academic and scholarly pursuits by taking this course. The presenters will help you build your skills and increase your research efficiency and productivity designed specifically for busy faculty. Participants are encouraged to attend regardless of their stage of familiarity and skill using reference management tools.


After participating in this course, the learner should be better able to:

  1. Identify benefits of reference management tools, including time saved, productivity increased, and ability to easily collaborate and share references with others. 
  2. Choose a reference management tool to use in their own work and increase comfort using this tool to achieve their scholarly goals.
  3. Describe the supports and resources available through Brown and affiliated institutions, especially librarian consultations for reference management and literature searches.


There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the CME presentations
  • Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.


In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.

This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

The following speakers and planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:

Emily Green, PhD, MA (Chair)*
Jennifer Maloney*
Chelsea Reyes*
Jack C. Rusley, MD, MHS
Kelsey F. Sawyer, MS
Maria Sullivan*


Privacy Policy: The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and its educational partners protect the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. The CME Office maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals, and the public. The CME Office will keep your personal information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.

Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.


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