Please join us for the upcoming webinar, "Highlights from the Sentinel Initiative Public Workshop" on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. If you missed the Fourth Annual Sentinel Initiative Public Workshop, which was held on January 18, 2012, or would like to re-visit the discussion, this webinar will summarize Mini-Sentinel's progress from the past year, its emerging role in drug safety and plans for the upcoming year. The webinar will also discuss strategies for communicating expectations of, and findings from, Sentinel. The roundtable will feature presentations by Richard Platt, Chair, Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Ed Staffa, Writer and Editor, Office of Communications, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The agenda can be found on the Brookings website at http://www.cvent.com/d/gcq90h/6X
Webinar log in and teleconference information can be found in your registration confirmation email. You must register to obtain this information.
Register for the Brookings RoundtableTo learn more about the Brookings active surveillance roundtable webinar and teleconference series, visit our website at: http://www.brookings.edu/health/Projects/surveillance/roundtables.aspx.
The Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings hosted the Fourth Annual Sentinel Initiative Public Workshop on Wednesday, January 18, at the Washington Marriott in Washington, DC. This public workshop brought together the stakeholder community for a productive discussion on a variety of topics in active medical product surveillance, including an update on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Sentinel Initiative; efforts to support the advancement of safety science; and stakeholder perspectives on the Sentinel Initiative’s progress and future direction.