Webinar Program 2021/22

In the event of Preventing Overdiagnosis 2021 face to face event being postponed we have developed a virtual programme for 2021/22 to include focussed panel sessions, abstract presentations and networking opportunities.

The virtual programme of webinars will be hosted by the University of Calgary, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development office. https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/cme


Registration is Open with a nominal fee to cover costs.  Click on the session title below to view the abstract and learning objectives.


Please refer to preventingoverdiagnosis.net and @PreventingODx for updates.


Upcoming Webinars


20 September 202113:00 MDT – History of Overdiagnosis and Lessons to LearnREGISTRATION OPEN

19 October 2021 – 08:00 MDT (UTC -6) – An Introduction to Overdiagnosis – REGISTRATION OPEN

23 November 2021 – 09:00 MDT – The misuse of Evidence Based Medicine as a driver of OverdiagnosisREGISTRATION OPEN

14 December 2021 – Time TBC – Early Career Researcher Networking Session

16 February 2022 – Time TBC – Reflections on a meta-synthesis of research about lay understandings of overtesting and Overdiagnosis

05 April 2022 – Time TBC – Individual and population testing for COVID-19: Making Sense of Benefits and Harms

26 April 2022 – Time TBC – Difficulties faced by early career researchers engaged in overdiagnosis research and solutions for overcoming them

10 May 2022 – Time TBC – Practical guidance for overdiagnosis-related project development and grant writing

24 May 2022 – Time TBC – Can Law, Health Policy and Ethics Rein in the Harms of Overdiagnosis?



September 2021 – Parallel Abstract Sessions

November 2021 – Parallel Abstract Sessions

January 2022 – Parallel Abstract Sessions

March 2022 – Parallel Abstract Sessions


Please refer to preveningoverdiagnosis.net and @PreventingODx for updates.