Preventing Overdiagnosis


Towards Responsible Global Solutions
August 17-19 2017
Quebec City convention Centre

Hosted by Canadian Medical Association


Following successful conferences in Dartmouth in 2013, the University of Oxford in 2014, the NIH in 2015 and Barcelona 2016, we are pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 international Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, to be held in Quebec City, Canada. Registration is now open, with an early fee of £395

Preventing Overdiagnosis is a gathering of doctors, scientists and patient advocates coming together to share opinions, ideas and global solutions to the growing problem of overdiagnosiis and overtreatnment and how best to tackle the burden in todays health care system.

The 2017 conference programme will be a mix plenaries, debates, parallel sessions and posters showcasing some of the best research on Preventing Overdiagnosis currently taking place across the globe.



Abstract submission Closes March 30th 2017
Presentation formats available are poster, oral, workshop and seminar .  Accepted submissions will be informed by mid April.

Themes for 2017 are:

Overuse and Overmedicalisation
Moving from evidence to action
Communicating about Overdiagnosis
Engaging with citizens, patients and the public
Overdiagnosis – General