MAC Retiree: Connie Schardt
Connie Schardt retired June 30th from the Medical Center Library at Duke University where she was the Associate Director for Research & Education. At the Library her main focus was to support the teaching of Evidence-Based Practice.
Some of her activities included: Course Co-Director (with Dr. Gagliardi) for the EBM Course offered for academic credit to MS3 and MS4 students; serving as co-director of Teaching and Leading EBM: A Workshop for Teachers and Champions of Evidence-Based Medicine, an annual weeklong workshop for clinicians held at Duke University since 2003; and maintaining the EBM Tutorial, a web-based tutorial used by health professionals across the country to introduce the concepts of evidence-based medicine. She is an adjunct at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty where she teaches a distance education course (EBM and the Medical Librarian); She is a past President of the Medical Library Association and a Co-Director of the Australian Evidence Based Practice Librarian’s Institute (2011 – 2013).