Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere E
  • CME/CE: 0.0

We are pleased to announce the in-person 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. If you’re a student or resident registering for the USDeN In-Person Annual Meeting, please visit: for a discount code to waive the registration fee.

7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome Address
9:00 AM Keynote Address
Barbara Farrell, PharmD, Bruyère Research Institute
10:00 AM Measures and Data for Deprescribing Research  
10:55 AM Mid-AM Break and Morning Snacks 
11:15 AM Moderated Panel: Developing the Evidence that Stakeholders Need to Change Deprescribing Practice 
12:15 AM Lunch with Table-Based Discussion Groups
1:15 PM USDeN-Sponsored Research Showcase Panel 
2:15 PM Poster Session (and Mid-Afternoon Snack)   
3:30 PM   Updates in Deprescribing Research
4:15 PM Closing Remarks