STARS Program One of Six Awarded ABIMF Funding

We are delighted to announce that our Choosing Wisely Canada STARS (Students and Trainees Advocating for Resource Stewardship) program was one of the six proposals to receive an ABIMF Putting Stewardship into Medical Education and Training grant.

New Choosing Wisely Canada Recommendations

Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations will be released by the following societies this fall: Association of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Disease Canada – released September 4, 2015 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society – to be released September 2015 Canadian Headache Society – to be released October 2015 The new Lists of recommendations will be added to our website and to […]

Choosing Wisely International

Choosing Wisely is now spreading worldwide. With the funding support of the Commonwealth Fund and Canadian Institutes of Health Research, we have been able to organize two annual international round tables in Europe. Bringing 18 different countries together to discuss their Choosing Wisely campaigns and experience.

CWC on the Road

The Choosing Wisely Canada Team will be spending a lot of time on the road this Fall. Expect to see us presenting and/or exhibiting at a number of events near you!

Find Us on Wikipedia

Thanks to the help of the Choosing Wisely Canada summer students, we now have a very thorough Wikipedia page, outlining the campaign in its entirety complete with sections like: motivation, history, challenges, impact.

Choosing Wisely Canada in the News

Globe & Mail: When Health Care Becomes Unnecessary Care by Andre Picard CMAJ: More Hospitals Choosing Wisely by Lauren Vogel CMAJ: Choosing Wisely Around the World by Lauren Vogel Toronto Star: Why That Medical Test Might Not Be Necessary by Wendy Levinson & the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto