2021 Annual Network Meeting

USDeN Virtual Meeting Agenda: Thursday, May 27, 2021
(all times Eastern)

11:00 – 11:20 AM

Welcome Address
Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH and Michael Steinman, MD
Co-PIs, US Deprescribing Research Network

11:20 AM – 12:05 PM

How Research Can Drive Real-World Improvement in Deprescribing: A Fireside Chat with Kedar Mate, MD
Kedar Mate, MD
President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

12:05 – 12:20 PM

Break

12:20 – 12:55 PM

New USDeN Deprescribing Research

“Deprescribing bisphosphonates in nursing home residents with dementia: an epidemiologic analysis.”
Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“To continue or stop? Surrogates’ perspectives on anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in individuals with dementia.”
Gregory Ouellet, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University

“How do older adults want clinicians to talk about deprescribing?”
Ariel Green, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

12:55 – 1:40 PM
Breakout Groups:
Thematic Interest Conversations and Networking

1:40 – 1:55 PM

Deprescribing from the Patient and Family Perspective
USDeN’s Stakeholder Engagement Core

1:55 – 2:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH and Michael Steinman, MD

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