Conférence - Overdiagnosis: understanding & acting, and Engaging people in a turbulent context, May 24, 2016 - Clinique Forcemédic


Overdiagnosis: understanding & acting

Place to be determined

Duration: 1.5 hour

CPD credits: One crdeit per hour

Overdiagnosis occurs when people are diagnosed with a disease that ultimately will not cause them to experience symptoms or early death, or a procedure is done that does not add value to a treatment. How do you engage resources to prevent overdiagnosis? Is it possible to reconcile the way physicians and patients perceive quality care? What are some solutions for this problem?


  • Evaluate the consequences of overdiagnosis and overtreatment
  • Define the medical role in the origin and prevention of overdiagnosis and overtreatment
  • Explain the background and methodology of Choosing Wisely in developing the recommendations aimed at preventing overdiagnosis and overtreatment

Conference given in collaboration with le Collège québécois des médecins de famille

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Engaging people in a turbulent context

Duration: 1 hour

CPD credits: One credit per hour

The health care community is experiencing some very turbulent times. An already heavy workload is being made worse by the concerns and tensions generated by shifts that are already happening or are anticipated. How do you become engaged and how do you engage others in such a context? How do you continue to fulfil your mission effectively?


  • Examine the leadership challenges specific to the health care community
  • Identify the key skills to develop as a leader in order to meet current and future challenges
  • Acquire the tools to develop leadership adapted to the context