Preventing Overdiagnosis 2013 Conference

September 10-12, 2013
Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

The Preventing Overdiagnosis conference will take place on 10-12 September 2013 in the United States, hosted by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in partnership with one of the world’s most respected medical journals, the BMJ, the leading New-York based consumer organisation Consumer Reports, and Bond University.  A call for papers will be issued later in 2012. If you are interested in attending or want to receive more information about the conference, please sign up for updates.

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Key Readings:

  • Brawley O. How we do harm: a doctor breaks ranks about being sick in America. St. Martins Press, 2012
  • Welch G, Schwartz L, Woloshin S. Overdiagnosed: Making people sick in pursuit of health, Beacon Press, Boston, 2011
  • Moynhan R, Cassels A. Selling Sickness: how the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are turning us all into patients. Nation Books, New York, 2005
  • Cassels A. Seeking Sickness: Medical screening and the misguided hunt for disease. Greystone, 2012
  • Brownlee S., Overtreated: why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer. Bloomsbury, 2007.

These books are included in BCC’s further reading resources.

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