PODC 2022

Preventing Overdiagnosis Evidence, Equity and Post Pandemic Health Care
Hosted by the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada 9-12 June 2022.

Advancing the research agenda in overdiagnosis by offering a platform for professionals from across healthcare spectrum and members of the public to discuss the driving factors of overdiagnosis, its consequences, and strategies for preventing or mitigating those consequences.

Conference Themes

Equity & Equality: disparities in healthcare provision, marginalized populations, conflicts of interest driving inequity
• Sustainability and lessons learned from COVID-19: repurposing healthcare after a pandemic
• Medicalizing citizens: the harms of screening, disease thresholds, industry influences, the role of media
• The role of specialists in generating overdiagnosis and their efforts to mitigate it
• Clinical Practice: Other dimensions of ODx, overtesting and the harms of too much medicine

 

Registration OPEN – Concession rates Available.

 

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development for up to 21.75 Mainpro+ credits.

This event is 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 21.75 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 21.75 Prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting/event due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.