Annual Network Meeting

First US Deprescribing Research Network Annual Meeting

Postponed, date TBD

April 3, 2020: The US Deprescribing Research Network’s virtual annual meeting will be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will reconvene at a later date, to be determined. Be well.

March 18, 2020: Due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of AGS, the USDeN Annual Meeting will be conducted virtually through Zoom or a similar platform. Please join the network and/or check this page regularly for additional updates.

March 10, 2020: At this time there are no changes to the date or location of the meeting due to COVID-19. Please see AGS’s FAQ page and a recent update.

March 5, 2020: At this time there are no changes to the date or location of the meeting due to COVID-19. We are working closely with AGS and monitoring all CDC advisories. Please see the full announcement from AGS regarding COVID-19.

Preliminary agenda:

  • Welcome Address
    • Mike Steinman, MD and Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH
  • Keynote Address: “Is it time to reimagine deprescribing research?”
    • Cara Tannenbaum, MD
  • Stakeholder Engagement in Deprescribing Research
    • Laura Trejo, Phyllis Willis, MSW,  and Michael Gould, MD
  • Updates in Deprescribing Research
    • Amy Linsky, MD and Kristin Zimmerman, MD
  • USDeN Pilot Studies
    • Jennifer Kuntz, MD, Ariel Green, MD, Gregory Ouelett, MD, and Shelly Gray, PharmD 
  • Updates in Deprescribing Funding Opportunities
    • Marcel Salive, MD: Project Officer, National Institute on Aging
  • Closing Remarks
    • Mike Steinman, MD and Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH

The annual network meeting is open to all who are interested in research on deprescribing for older adults, including early-stage investigators, more experienced investigators, and patients, caregivers, health system stakeholders, and policymakers who have a strong interest in advancing scholarship on deprescribing and translating research findings into everyday practice.  The meeting is designed to be interactive so all attendees should be prepared to actively participate. Join the network to get updates about the annual meeting and other upcoming events and opportunities. 

Please note that the meeting is NOT designed to provide continuing education on how best to perform deprescribing in clinical practice.  People interested in learning about these topics should refer to our Resources for Clinicians page. 

Junior Investigator Intensive

Junior investigators are strongly encouraged to apply to participate in an intensive evening session adjacent to the annual meeting. Please note the 2020-2021 cycle is now closed.  Click here for more information »

Join the network to get updates about this program and other network activities. 

Travel Scholarships

Travel scholarships to the annual meeting will be available for scholars. Please apply through the junior investigator intensive page. Join the network to get updates about travel scholarships and other network activities. 

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