Preventing Overdiagnosis 2017: Towards Responsible Global Solutions

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2017 call for abstracts is OPEN submissions are being accepted on any aspect of Overdiagnosis. Deadline February 28th

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


Presentation Formats

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 Stacey Carter - University of Sydney & Normand Laberge - QMA

Engaging with Citizens, Patients and the Public
Fran Visco - NBCC, Richard Morley - PPI & Carolyn Canfield - CPSI

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


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.

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