Choosing Wisely Canada's National Meeting

Celebrate a decade of Choosing Wisely Canada on April 15 and 16, in Montreal, QC

Join us for Choosing Wisely Canada’s 10th Anniversary National Meeting in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association. Happening on April 15 and 16, 2024 at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal, Quebec, this two-day event will celebrate our past ten years and look forward to the future of reducing overuse in Canadian health systems.

Why you’ll want to attend:

  • Engage with the Choosing Wisely community in an energized exchange of ideas on overuse
  • Hear about practical and implementable strategies for reducing overuse, and understand their impact
  • Network with colleagues who share a commitment to reducing overuse

What you’ll learn:

  • How to translate and apply best practices for reducing overuse in health care in their clinical settings
  • How to design effective approaches for evaluating interventions related to reducing overuse
  • How to develop strategies to share successful interventions across their health care organization

*Program subject to change

*Program subject to change

Registration fees (fees include both days):

  • Physicians/Dentists: $350
  • Nurses/Pharmacists/Health Professionals/Administrators/Researchers: $250
  • Residents/Students: $200
  • Virtual: $50
    (Please note only plenary presentations will be available virtually)

Registration is now closed. 

If you are attending the Annual Meeting, register for “Practising Wisely”, a training offered by the Collège québécois des médecins de famille. This interactive workshop covers the concepts of overuse and overdiagnosis. Throughout clinical cases, participants will explore various tools and find ways to create meaningful changes in their practice.

  • Sunday, April 14, 2024 (Offered in French) | Event Page
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024 (Offered in English) | Event Page

This Group Learning program, of 7 hours, has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Collège québécois des médecins de famille (CQMF). It gives three credits per hour for a maximum of 21 Mainpro+ credits, to which are added one hour of Assessment (three Mainpro+ credits per hour). For Quebec physicians, this hour can be counted in the ten hours of “Activités d’évaluation de l’exercice de la profession (AEEP)” required by the Collège des médecins du Québec. This program is also eligible for the RAMQ continuing medical education fund allocation.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This activity was approved by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine for a maximum of 12 hour(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec, a fully accredited training organization of the Collège des médecins du Québec, recognizes 12 hour(s) of professional development activity recognized for the purposes of the CMQ’s mandatory continuing medical education regulation. The Code of Ethics of the Quebec Council for Continuing Professional Development of Physicians (QCCPDP) must be respected (