Winding back the harms of too much medicine
Following successful conferences in Dartmouth in 2013, the University of Oxford in 2014 the NIH in 2015, and Barcelona 2016 we are pleased to announce the 2017 international Preventing Overdiagnosis conference will be held in Quebec City hosted by the Quebec Medical Association (QMA). Call for Abstracts and Registration OPEN. Reduced fees for medical and health students & patient … Read More....
Preventing Overdiagnosis 2017 call for abstracts is OPEN submissions are being accepted on any aspect of Overdiagnosis. Extended Deadline March 30th
Themes highlighted are a guide and in no way designed to restrict the subject of content.
Overuse and Overmedicalisation Moving from evidence to action Communicating about Overdiagnosis Engaging with citizens, patients and the public Overdiagnosis – General
Poster - time for poster viewing and discussion will be added to the programme. Poster & 3 minute elevator pitch - poster board allocated plus an opportunity for a 3 minute quick fire oral presentation , backed by on slide. Oral 10 minute presentation with 5 minutes for questions. Workshops - 90 minutes generally be led by 2-4 people. Workshops should have set aims and outcomes for the attendees. Seminars - 90 minutes generally be led by 2-4 people. Aimed to encourage discussion on a certain topic after a 20 min introduction from the facilitator who also acts as a chair to keep the discussion focused on the original topic.
We are very pleased to announce the following sessions and Keynote Speakers:
Moving from evidence to Action Dr Barnett Kramer - NIH, Prof Stacy Carter - University of Sydney & Normand Laberge - QMA Engaging with Citizens, Patients and the Public Fran Visco - NBCC, Richard Morley - PPI & Carolyn Canfield - Independent Citizen/Patient Communicating about Overdiagnosis France Légaré, Laval University - André Picard, Health Reporter & Rita Redberg, UCSF/JAMA Overuse, Overmedicalisation & Overdiagnosis Wendy Levinson, Choosing Wisely Canada - Vinay Prasad, OHSU & Vikas Saini, Lown Institute
Thank you to all who participated in Preventing Overdiagnosis 2016, please feel free to browse content on the 2016 conference webpages.
We hope you have enjoyed previous PODs and will join us in Quebec City to continue working towards making our health systems safe sustainable and successful well into the future.