Sarah Clarke joined the Darnall Medical Library (DML) team in September 2019. As a Clinical Librarian, she serves as the liaison to the Internal Medicine Department. She attends inpatient teaching rounds, conducting real-time searches of the evidence for clinicians and trainees. Additionally, she assists patrons with reference questions and literature searches, while also helping maintain resources on the library website and the hospital's mobile app, MilMed. Ms. Clarke is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and is one of the co-directors of the IM Evidence-Based Medicine curriculum. She also provides guidance and offers instruction on database use, searching the medical literature, and citation management to clinicians, trainees, and all WRNMMC staff upon request. She curates the library's Medical Humanism Collection, serves on the Hospital Ethics Committee, is an elected member and secretary of the 2022-2024 DTIC (Defense Technical Information Center) User Council.
Sarah Clarke came to WRNMMC in 2019, after completing a fellowship at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. From 2011-2018, she was employed at Fort Detrick, working for the Office of Research Protections Office at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and later at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Library.
She has completed additional training focused on Evidence-Based Medicine and Systematic Reviews with the following courses:
Please feel free to contact me with your clinical questions or patient care topics, questions about evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal, or if you need assistance conducting a literature search. I can help conduct literature searches across different databases and different disciplines, and help you easily manage your references for projects.
I provide training for literature searching, database use, management citation, mobile apps, and other library topics in both individual and group settings. I'm happy to meet in a variety of formats - phone, video call, or via email. I look forward to working with you!
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