David Slawson

Slawson, David C.

Primary Appointment

B. Lewis Barnett, Jr. Professor,, Family Medicine

Contact Information

PO Box 800729
Health System, 1055
Telephone: 434-924-1165

Research Interests

Information Mastery

Research Description

Dr. Slawson, B. Lewis Barnett, Jr. Professor of Family Medicine, is nationally and internationally known for his development of Information Mastery, which builds on the principles of evidence-based medicine and makes them more applicable to the primary care setting. In addition to his oversight of all aspects of the Fellowship, Dr. Slawson serves as course leader for a key two-semester Fellowship course, "Information Mastery and Evidence-Based Medicine." Fellows are trained to be Level 2 providers of Information Mastery through this coursework and have the opportunity to participate in a number of practicum experiences in teaching and scholarship related to Information Mastery, including developing a critical review on a specific topic for inclusion in the POEMs Section of The Journal of Family Practice, assisting in teaching residents to develop a CARE Path (Clinical Application of Reliable Evidence) for use in the Department's clinic, and serving as an author or co-author of a Clinical Inquiry for The Journal of Family Practice and American Family Physician through participation in the Family Practice Inquiries Network (FPIN).

Selected Publications