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Results of the MedSafer Study: Deprescribing Trials and Tribulations
April 2, 2023 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT
Presenter: Dr. Emily McDonald
Description:Dr. McDonald will present the MedSafer Study which tested a software that guided clinicians through the process of deprescribing for older adults with polypharmacy during an acute care hospitalization. The webinar will present the results of the MedSafer study, the largest randomized controlled trial of deprescribing (5698 participants), along with lessons learned from the conduct of the study and future directions.
Dr. Emily McDonald is an Associate Professor of Medicine, subspecialist in General Internal Medicine, Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, and Associate Chair of Quality and Safety for the McGill University Department of Medicine. She is the Scientific Director of the Canadian Medication Appropriateness and Deprescribing Network. Dr. McDonald completed an MSc in Epidemiology, postgraduate training in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She has authored over 130 manuscripts on the appropriate use of tests and treatments and the lead author of the MedSafer study.
Creating a stakeholder engagement plan: Perspectives Learned from the USDeN
March 14, 2023 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT Presenter(s): Drs. Nicole Brandt, Catherine Sarkisian, and Ms. Carmen Reyes Description: Hear first-hand from the USDeN Stakeholder Engagement
Complex challenges in pain and opioid management: Relevance to deprescribing
February 27, 2023 at 2PM ET | 11AM PT Presenter: Jessica S. Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School
USDeN-Funded Pilot & Grant Planning Award Application Information Session (2023-2024 Cycle)
October 21, 2022 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific Presenter(s): Drs. Amanda Mixon & Sandra Simmons DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION POWERPOINT (PDF) »
USDeN-Funded CIH Interventions to Support Deprescribing of Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonist Pilot Award Application Information Session
October 11, 2022 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific Presenter(s): Drs. Amanda Mixon & Sandra Simmons DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION POWERPOINT (PDF) »
Is there a Role for Pharmacoepidemiology in Deprescribing Research?
October 6, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM Eastern / 9:00 – 10:00 AM Pacific The session, hosted by the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), will
Deprescribing Interventions: Learnings from an Overview of Systematic Reviews
https://youtu.be/6g5nHveow1Y Rigorous evidence to guide deprescribing is limited, and priorities to inform deprescribing research and practice remain unclear. Further, it is not known if there
Deprescribing Education vs Usual Care for Patients with Cognitive Impairment and Primary Care Clinicians: The OPTIMIZE Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial
Elizabeth Bayliss, MD, MSPHSenior Investigator, Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente ColoradoProfessor of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of MedicineIMPACT Health Care Systems (HCS)
Beyond Study Design and Primary Outcomes: Lessons Learned from a Deprescribing Trial to Increase Cognitive Reserve
Presenter: Dr. Daniela Moga is an Associate Professor and Larry H. Spears Endowed Chair in Pharmacogenetics in the College of Pharmacy at University of Kentucky.
Deprescribing and Delirium, Co-hosted by USDeN and NIDUS
Presenter: Noll. L. Campbell, PharmD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University College of Pharmacy Moderator: Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Director of
The Drive to Deprescribe Initiative – Optimizing Medication Use in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting
Presenter(s): Dr. Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCGP – Associate Director for Education and Evaluation, Pittsburgh Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs
Deprescribing from an Older Adult and Caregiver Perspective: A Conversation
Interviewer: Ms. Carmen Reyes Interviewee: Ms. Pamela Stanback Miller
USDeN-Funded Pilot & Grant Planning Award Application Information Session (2022-2023 Cycle)
USDeN-funded pilot and grant planning awards – information for potential applicants. Presented by Drs. Amanda Mixon and Sandra Simmons. October 14, 2021 | 2PM ET
Deprescribing trials in palliative care: lessons learned from the statin deprescribing trial
Presenter: Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH – Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Co-chair, Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group September 14, 2021 | 2:00 –
Measuring Medication Burden
Presenter: Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD – Assistant Professor, Departments of Health Services, Policy, and Practice and Epidemiology at Brown School of Public Health July 14, 2021 Co-sponsored
Clin-STAR Webinar – Pound of Cure: Understanding and Incorporating Missing Data into Biostatistical Analyses
Presenter: Terrence E. Murphy, PhD July 13, 2021 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern / 11:00AM – 12:00 PM Pacific This session is designed to: Recognize
Clin-STAR Webinar – Ounce of Prevention: Strategies to Prevent Missing Data in Primary Data Collection
Presenters: Katy Araujo and Mary Geda June 29, 2021 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific This session is designed
What does stakeholder engagement got to do with it?
Presenter(s): Ms. Carol lee Thorpe, Ms. Laura Trejo, & Dr. Phyllis Willis Moderator: Dr. Catherine Sarkisian April 13, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern
Social Media as a Tool for Career Development
Presenter(s): Drs. Emmy Betz, Anand Iyer, Alex Smith, & Ms. Wynn Tranfield Moderator: Dr. Jay Magaziner March 17, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern