Registration is Now Open!
Registration is open for Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association on May 25 and May 26. Bringing together health professionals, patients, system leaders, and researchers, this two-day virtual event is a unique opportunity to learn about leading Choosing Wisely efforts taking place across the country. Once again offered completely free.
Keynote sessions include:
- Taking Action on Climate Change: Reducing Waste, Harm, and Our Environmental Impact
May 25 at 12 p.m. ET
Climate change is a defining crisis of our time. Our opening keynote panel will explore how reducing overuse can not only lead to better patient outcomes, but also reduce our environmental footprint.
- Moving the Needle on Overuse in Canada
May 26 at 12 p.m. ET
Our keynote panel will discuss the current state of overuse in health care and consider the collective efforts needed to make a measurable impact in the future.
- Choosing Wisely and Wellness
May 26 at 2:20 p.m. ET
Our keynote speaker Dr. Mamta Gautam, an international expert in physician wellness and physician leadership, will share thoughtful guidance on how to support clinician well-being beyond the pandemic. Moderated by the current President of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Katharine Smart.
Concurrent Sessions Tackling Overuse
Concurrent sessions feature experts from across the country that can help you choose wisely in different practice settings. Sessions include:
- Using Labs Wisely
- Using Antibiotics Wisely in Pediatrics
- Audit and Feedback
- Building QI Capacity
- Choosing Wisely in the Emergency Department
- Getting Your QI Work Published
- Choosing Wisely Hospitals
- Teaching Choosing Wisely
- Serious Illness Conversations
- Implementation Science
Earn up to 8 hours or 8 Mainpro+ credits with this accredited CPD event through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and College of Family Physicians of Canada, approved by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development.