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Evidence-Based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS)

Date: December 10, 2012 to December 11, 2012 
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Speaker(s):

Mary Barton (NCQA), Sharon Begley (Reuters), Otis Brawley (American Cancer Society), Carolyn Clancy (AHRQ), Patrick Conway (CMS), Dave Davis (AAMC), Kay Dickersin (US Cochrane Center), David Eddy (Archimedes, Inc.), Ian Graham (CIHR), Gordon Guyatt (McMaster University and GRADE Working Group), Blackford Middleton (Partners Healthcare System), Susan Pingleton (University of Kansas), Sandy Schwartz (Wharton), Peter Bach (Memorial Sloan Kettering), and Albert Siu (Mount Sinai).

Sponsored by: Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care (SEBHC)

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Registration Will Close on November 30th

Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care (SEBHC) of The New York Academy of Medicine are co-sponsoring a two-day conference on "Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders."

The address this mission, the conference, co-chaired by Richard Rosenfeld (G-I-N NA) and Peter Wyer (SEBHC), is crafted around the following themes:

  • From bench to trench: How evidence and guidelines shape health care policy
  • What makes a clinical practice guideline trustworthy?
  • Minding the message: The senders, givers, and users of guideline information
  • Making it happen: Adapting, implementing, and tracking

The conference will also feature 12 interactive breakout sessions moderated by Michael Cantor (NYU), Louis Jacques (CMS), Marguerite Koster (Kaiser Permanente), Eddy Lang (Alberta Health Services), Richard Rosenfeld (AAO-HNS), Holger Schunemann (McMaster University and GRADE Working Group), Rebecca Burkholder (National Consumers League), Amir Qaseem (ACP), Richard Shiffman (Yale Center for Medical Informatics) and others.

Conference Schedule

Detailed Program

Breakout Session Descriptions

Continuing Medical Education Credit Approved


Suggested Hotels

Rooms are being held at the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side Marriott, located at 410 East 92nd Street. Please call 212-410-6777 to book your stay.  Please identify yourself as part of the New York Academy of Medicine Room Block. 

Rooms have all been set aside at the Hotel Newton located at 2528 Broadway. Please call 212-678-6500 to make your reservation before November 1. Please reference Group 226830 for the group rate.

Rooms are also being held at Aloft Harlem. Please call 1-800-228-3000 to book your stay before November 7. Please reference the E-GAPPS Conference Block or New York Academy of Medicine Block for the group rate.

Rooms have been set aside at the Wales Hotel as well. Please call 646-509-2959 to make your reservation before November 9. Please identify yourself as part of the December Block for the New York Academy of Medicine.


"Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by (grant number) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government."

 

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Cost: $245
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