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Evidence-Based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS II) Conference: The Challenges of Implementation

New York City, New York
March 02, 2015 to March 03, 2015

Host Organization:
Guidelines International Network North America

Conference Details

The 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 the second conference on
“Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders.”


Dates: March 2-3, 2015
Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, NYC 10029
Admission: General Public - $375 • G-I-N Members and NYAM Fellows - $250
Information & Registration:http://goo.gl/ZqCuc5
Contact: ebmny@nyam.org, or (212) 419-3610

Conference Objectives

  • To provide a platform for constructive dialogue between stakeholders in the development, implementation and use of clinical guidelines.
  • To enhance successful uptake, implementation and use of clinical guidelines through fostering ongoing collaboration between relevant stakeholders.

Target Audience

  • Guideline developers
  • Consumers and patient advocates
  • Experts in guideline implementation, information technology and computerized decision support
  • Experts and researchers in shared decision making


Conference Themes

Co-chaired by Richard Rosenfeld (G-I-N NA) and Peter Wyer (SEBHC), addresses four themes:

  • Contrasting drivers of guideline development: Research, stakeholder interests, quality improvement
  • Harmonization versus conflict across guideline efforts
  • Building and adapting guidelines for specific contexts and settings
  • Guidelines, implementation and point of care delivery

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

  • Harold Sox (Dartmouth)
  • Cynthia Boyd (Johns Hopkins)
  • Antoine Boivin (University of Montreal)
  • Melissa Brouwers (McMaster University)
  • Anna Gagliardi (University of Toronto)
  • Andre Kushniruk (University of Victoria)
  • France Légaré (Laval University)
  • Albert Mulley(Dartmouth)
  • Ludovic Reveiz (Pan American Health Organization)
  • Richard Rosenfeld (AAO-HNS)
  • Richard Shiffman (Yale)
  • Holger Schunemann (McMaster)
  • Mark Skinner (World Federation of Hemophilia)

Breakout Session Moderators

Twelve interactive breakout sessions will be moderated by many of the above together with:

  • Vivian Coates (ECRI Institute)
  • Kay Dickersin (US Cochrane Center)
  • Thomas Getchius (American Academy of Neurology)
  • Peg Ford (Ovarian Cancer Alliance of San Diego)
  • Ian Graham (University of Ottawa)
  • Marguerite Koster (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Jose Luis Mayorga (National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico)
  • Mary Nix (AHRQ)
  • Sheldon Tobe (Canadian Hypertension Education Program)
  • and others

* E-GAPPS II is funded in part by Doctor Evidence LLC

Better research ... better decisions ... better health
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