Identifying Research Gaps in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain: A Workshop

When: July 9, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health, Substance Use and Mental Health, Quality and Patient Safety
Activity: Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain
Board: Board on Health Care Services

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain hosted a public workshop on Tuesday, July 9 2019, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ET, in Washington, DC (2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC).

This workshop featured invited presentations and panel discussions on topics such as identifying gaps and additional information required to bring the clinical guidelines for specific surgical or medical indications up to the standards indicated in the committee’s draft framework. The workshop had also examined the use of various types of evidence for developing clinical practice guidelines.

More information about the study can be found here.

Confirmed Speakers
Brian Bateman, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Benjamin Friedman, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
David Goldfarb, NYU School of Medicine
Elizabeth Habermann, Mayo Clinic
Elliot Hersh, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
David Jevsevar, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Darshak Sanghavi, OptumLabs
Wally Smith, Virginia Commonwealth University

Committee Members
Bernard Lo, The Greenwall Foundation and the University of California, San Francisco (chair)
Mark Bicket, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Nicholas Carris, University of South Florida
Roger Chou, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
M. Kit Delgado, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Christine Greco, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Hillary Kunins, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Marjorie Meyer, University of Vermont Medical Center
Rosemary Polomano, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine 
Cardinale Smith, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Eric Sun, Stanford University
Jennifer Waljee, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Steven Weisman, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Medical College of Wisconsin
Charles Widmer, University of Florida College of Dentistry

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