Pre-conference Session

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  • Track: Research
  • Location: 102
  • CME/CE: 0.0
  • Type: In-Person

Additional fee session
We are pleased to announce the 2023 annual meeting of the US Deprescribing Research Network – open to all people who are conducting or care about research on deprescribing medications and addressing medication overuse among older adults. This meeting will comprise a wide-ranging series of sessions and activities that are focused on:  

  • Enhancing skills, providing multidisciplinary perspectives, and offering practical guidance on and opportunities for deprescribing research  
  • Communicating how the network can help you and your research interests  
  • Building collaborations and community among people interested in deprescribing research and how it can be used to improve care for older adults  

Join us as we build a community of researchers and stakeholders that will generate science, address logistical and safety challenges, and develop infrastructure to promote the conduct and dissemination of research on deprescribing. Click here to learn more.  

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast and Registration 
8:30 AM - 9:00 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 - 10:00 AM Keynote Address
Sarah N. Hilmer, MBBS PhD FRACP, Conjoint Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology, University of Sydney
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Poster Session I with Snacks
10:45 AM - 11:45 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 Shapiro, M.S.G – University of California, Los Angeles
Moderated by: Amanda Mixon, MD, MSPH – Vanderbilt University and VA Tennessee Valley Health Care System
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM  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 - 2:45 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 - 3:30 PM Poster Session II with Snacks
3:30 PM - 4:15 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 - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Junior Investigator Intensive Workshop (invitation only)