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A State of Wonder: Primary Care Research in Medicine's Third Era

Don Berwick has raised recently the idea that medicine is moving into its third era. This session will take the concept of the emergence of a third era of medicine and frame it for primary care, using medication use and polypharmacy to provide a lens to examine implications and opportunities. From a system perspective, and from a patient perspective there are key underlying questions that offer great opportunity: how will primary care provide the innovative systems of care needed for individuals to support a life worth living, on their terms?

Presented by: Dr. Dee Mangin

Dr. Dee Mangin is a family physician and the David Braley Chair in Family Medicine at McMaster University. She is also the Associate Chair (Research), and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster. She is the Director of MUSIC, the McMaster University Sentinel and Information Collaboration practice-based research network. Dr. Mangin received the Donald I Rice award from The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) in 2018 for contributions to teaching and leadership in the discipline of family medicine. Dr. Mangin’s research interests are: rational prescribing, innovative models of primary care service delivery, and the influences of science, policy and commerce on the nature of care.