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Event

23.10.2019 To 23.10.2019

IPH Lecture by John Gill, University of British Columbia (CA)

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"Understanding and communicating risk of rare but serious health complications – an example from living kidney donation"

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Understanding and interpreting risk in the context of rare events is challenging. Specifically, clinicians face a difficult task when communicating these risks to patients, and researchers may wonder how to fairly present their findings when events are infrequent in number but important. The presentation will address issues including relative risk, absolute risk, and attributable risk using the example of living kidney donation.

John Gill is Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. His research interests include clinical research, clinical trials, health policy and health services research related to kidney transplantation. John received the Established Clinical Investigator Award from the American Society of Transplantation in 2017, is Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Transplantation, Officer of the American Society of Transplantation, and is supported by a Foundation Award from The Canadian Institutes of Health Research. 

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Organizational and administrative matters

Speakers:

Dr. John Gill, University of British Columbia

Event organizer:

Institute of Public Health

Time:

16:00 - 19:00 Uhr

Venue/location:

Charité Cross Over (CCO), Auditorium
Charité Campus Mitte
Virchowweg 23

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