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2023 Annual Network Meeting

USDeN 2023 Annual Meeting Agenda (all times Pacific)

7:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 AM

Welcome Address

Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH – Johns Hopkins University

Michael Steinman, MD – University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco VAHCS

9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Sarah Hilmer, BScMed(Hons), MBBS(Hons), FRACP, PhD – University of Sydney

10:00 AM

10:45 AM

Moderated panel: Changing Health Systems – How Do You Bring Deprescribing into Routine Clinical Practice?

Helen Chen, MD – University of California, San Francisco

Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD – Duke University

Anish Mahajan, MD, MSHS, MPH – UCLA/Harbor Medical Center 

Susi Rodriguez Shapiro, MSG – University of California, Los Angeles

Moderated by: Amanda Mixon, MD, MSPH – Vanderbilt University and VA Tennessee Valley Health Care System

11:45 AM

Measuring Key Deprescribing Variables from Electronic Health Records:  Challenges and Recommendations

Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD, Kaiser Permanente – Washington Health Research Institute


T. Phuong Pham Nguyen, PharmD, MBA, MSCE – University of Pennsylvania


Elizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH – Kaiser Permanente Colorado and University of Colorado School of Medicine


Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD – University of North Carolina


Xiaojuan Li, PhD, MSPH – Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

12:45 PM

Lunch with Discussion Groups

1:45 PM

USDeN Research Showcase Panel

Timothy Anderson, MD, MAS – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Lauren Hunt, PhD, RN, FAP – University of California, San Francisco

Min Ji Kwak, MD, MS, DrPH – University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Anaand Naik, MD  and Holly Holmes, MD, MS, AGSF – University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Moderated by: Nicole Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP, – University of Maryland and Carmen Reyes – Los Angeles Community Academic Partnership in Research in Aging

2:45 PM

PM Poster Session 2 with snacks

3:30 PM

Updates in Deprescribing Research

Amy Linsky, MD, MSc – Boston University and the VA Boston Healthcare System

Kristin Zimmerman, PharmD– Virginia Commonwealth University

4:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Junior Investigative Intensive

Junior investigators are strongly encouraged to apply to participate in an intensive evening session adjacent to the annual meeting. Please note the 2023-2024 cycle is now open.  Click here for more information »

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