Key Note Speakers Confirmed

Otis Brawley - Chief Medical & Scientific Officer & Executive Vice President of the American Cancer Society
Talk Title - Overdiagnosis: Pathologic Profiling!!!

Virginia Moyer - American Board of Pediatrics

Alan Schwarz - The New York Times

Laura Esserman - Director UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center

Hyeong Sik Ahn - Chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine Korea University
Talk Title - Korea Thyroid Cancer Epidemic and Afterwards

Cynthia Pearson - Executive Director National Womens health Network
Talk Title - Overdiagnosis and women’s health: challenges and opportunities

Ned Calonge - The Colorado Trust

John Brodersen - Associate Professor University of Copenhagen

Ina Kopp - Director of the German Association of the Scientific Medical Societies´ Institute of Medical Knowledge-Management
Talk Title - Can Clinical Guidelines Protect from Overuse?

Steve Woloshin - The Dartmouth Institute

Lisa Schwartz - The Dartmouth Institute

Ray Moynihan - Author, journalist and senior research fellow, Bond University
Talk Title - Preventing Overdiagnosis - Where to from here?

PODC2015 Timings

This year’s conference opens at 09:00 on Tuesday September 1st and will close at 15:00 on Thursday September 3rd. Full programme to be released soon.

Pre-registration will be available in the lobby area of the Hyatt Regency, Bethesda from 18:00 – 22:00 on Monday August 31st.

Please note The National Institutes of Health, like all Federal Government facilities, has instituted security measures to ensure the safety of employees, guests and facilities. All visitors must enter through the NIH Gateway Centre which opens at 06:00 giving you plenty of time to get through security and into the Natcher Building (45) for the start of each day. You will be asked to show one form of identification (a government-issued photo ID-driver's license, passport, green card, etc.) and to state the purpose of your visit.

Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation such as the Metrorail subway system which has a convenient stop (Medical Centre) on the NIH campus. Visit the Metro site for information on fares and schedules.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to safety and security at the NIH, including information about pedestrian entrances, parking and general campus access, is available HERE. More details information regarding the security measures can be found HERE.

PODC2015 Medical and Health Science Student Registration

50 reduced rate places have been made available for Medical and Health Science students.

These places can be booked at a fee of £95 ($143) on a first come first served basis. You will be asked to confirm your student status during registration, please add your current role, organisation and student number if appropriate.

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