Public Awareness, Engagement and Action on Deprescribing
Co-chairs: Johanna Trimble and Janet Currie
Members: Laurie Mallery, Karen Born, Jay Shaw, Herb John, Justin Turner
The goals of this committee include developing a deprescribing toolkit for the patients and the public and implementing a public awareness campaign.
Health Care Provider Awareness, Motivation and Capacity to Deprescribe
Co-chairs: Barbara Farrell and Marie-Therese Lussier
Members: Phil Emberley, Dee Mangin, Derek Jorgenson, Martha Forestell, Caroline Sirois, Cynthia Sinclair, Sacha Bhatia, Ross Upshur, Jay Shaw, Justin Turner, Lalitha Raman-Wilms, Keith White
The goals of this committee are to raise deprescribing as a priority for health care providers, enhance their capacity for deprescribing and invest in health professional education on deprescribing. Their activities include compiling resources for health care providers and reaching out to educators.
Policy Change at Provincial and Federal Levels
Co-chairs: James Silvius and Cara Tannenbaum
Members: Ross Upshur, Steve Morgan, Michele Evans, Cheryl Sawdowski, David Gardner, Amy Porath-Waller, Allison Bell, Stephen Samis, Kristen Chelak, Jay Shaw
The goals of this committee include developing a national strategy involving a range of policy levers to support deprescribing and raising political awareness around drug safety and appropriateness of prescribing.
Integrated Deprescribing Strategies within Electronic Health Record Systems
Co-chairs: Robyn Tamblyn and Steve Morgan
Members: Cara Tannenbaum, Michael Gaucher, Jennifer Zelmer, Richard Birtwhistle, Jay Shaw
The goals of this committee include evaluating and scaling up the integration of deprescribing support into existing electronic health record systems.
Research Capacity and Impact
Co-chairs: Cara Tannenbaum and Robyn Tamblyn
Members: Ross Upshur, Vakaramoko Diaby, Paula Rochon, Jay Shaw
The goals of this committee include raising deprescribing as a strategic research priority and ensuring a focus on sex, gender, age and socio-demographic variables in future research programs.