UBC Therapeutics Initiative Conference

Event Details

About the Event

UBC CPD Presents:
The Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians 2021 Virtual Event
REGISTRATION OPEN: Oct 16 (Sat) | 0800-1200 PDT

Keynote Speaker Julia Belluz, host of “Show Me the Evidence”, a Canadian journalist and senior health correspondent for Vox, she examines the science behind major headlines in health and medicine. Julia has covered topics including the anti-vaccine movement, shed light on major American health problems, and debunked popular pseudoscience media figures. https://www.vox.com/authors/julia-belluz. She’ll present “Lessons from the trenches of evidence-based health journalism (How clinicians deal with patients that read medical journalism.)”

Also featuring practical, evidence-based prescribing advice from TI Faculty and guests:

  • Dr. Jamie Falk “SGLT2 for Type II DM”
  • Dr. Aaron Tejani “Common Prescribing Cascades & Is there a dose response for efficacy and harm (Assessing the evidence for commonly prescribed medicines.)”
  • Dr. Josh Levin “Exercise prescriptions: evidence and clinical applications”
  • Dr. Tom Perry “How well do you know the drugs you prescribe? (Listening and observing thoughtfully can protect your patients from pointless adverse effects.)” 
Target audience: family physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, specialists, residents, and students; patients, caregivers, policy-makers are also welcome

“Fabulous event-timely topics, dynamic presentations, good question periods, agenda kept flowing on time.”

Details and registration athttps://ubccpd.ca/learn/learning-activities/course?eventtemplate=143

Accredited: 3.75 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits