Winding back the harms of too much medicine
Preventing Overdiagnosis is pleased to announce the 2017 international conference will be delivered in both French and English. Hosted by the Quebec Medical Association (QMA) at the City Convention Centre this will be the first bi-lingual conference on Overuse and Too Much Medicine. Simultaneous translation will be available for all main plenary sessions on the conference schedule. Abstracts … 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.