ANZSGM ASM 2018 Cutting Edge: Optimising the Journey for Older Surgical Patients 27-29 June 2018 Sydney Australia


Professor Andrew McLachlan AM

University of Sydney and Concord Hospital

Professor Andrew McLachlan is a pharmacist, academic and researcher with experience in clinical pharmacology, research into variability in response to medicines and the quality use of medicines. He is the Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care) in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Centre for Education and Research on Ageing at the University of Sydney and Concord Hospital, Sydney. Andrew is the chair of a human research ethics committee and is the Director of a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing. Andrew is involved in Australian government committees related to medicines policy, evaluation, regulation and antidoping. 


  1. Which topics and sessions will you be addressing and participating in as part of the program? The focus of my presentation will be on the evidence to inform deprescribing and person-centred approaches to deprescribing.
  2. Why should these sessions not be missed? Deprescribing continues to emerge as an important intervention to improve the quality of life of older people and reduce low value care.

Important Dates


Notification of Abstracts:
April 2018

Close of Standard Registration:
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

27 - 29 June 2018


Host Organisation



Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458



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