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

POD Webinars are an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and

approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of [XXX] hours (credits are automatically calculated). 

Claiming your credits:  Visit MAINPORT https://mainport.royalcollege.ca to record your learning and outcomes. 


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 LearnWATCH RECORDING

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

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

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 – 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?


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