Rick Guthmann


"Evidence Based Medicine: What It Is, How It Works, and Its Limitations"

Dr. Guthmann will discuss the origins of evidence-based medicine in the practice of medicine, the definition of evidence-based medicine, and how it works. The discussion will involve background on how we know what we know and its limitations. He will review what the medical community knows now, might know in the future, and likely will never know, and how we can deal with this gap in knowledge.


About Rick Guthmann:

Dr. Guthmann is an editor of The Journal of Family Practice. His role at the journal is to edit a section on evidence based medicine. In addition to his role as an editor, he teaches at a family medicine residency training new doctors, he is an associate professor of family medicine at UIC, and he practices medicine on the north side of Chicago.


Our Adult Programs:

A typical Sunday meeting begins at 10:30, ends at noon and consists of a speaker or presentation focusing on current issues, ethical philosophy, lifespan education, or the arts. Platforms are open to the public and admission is free, although we request a donation of $5.
Our Program for Children:
The Golden Rule Sunday School, for children from birth through 8th grade, also meets every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to noon, September through May. For more info, contact the Sunday School director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location: 7574 Lincoln Ave. Skokie IL (at Howard St.)
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