The Real Risks of Rx Drugs

This conference focused on drug costs, polypharmacy, industry influence on clinical guidelines, risks of opioids, anticoagulants, antipsychotics, and drugs for insomnia. Click here for a recap of our last conference.


June 11-12, 2015

Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

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NEW! Videos from the conference

The Opioid Addiction Epidemic
Transcript and Slides

The Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Psychiatry Under the Influence

Psychiatry Under the Influence

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The Real Risks of Rx Drugs Flyer:
R3D Flyer 2

Conference Abstracts:
R3D Abstracts

Conference Schedule:
R3D Schedule



  • Carolyn Clancy, MD, former director, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
  • Charles Seife, New York University
  • Lisa Cosgrove, PhD, University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • Louis Jacques, MD, ADVI
  • John Powers, MD, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Andrew Kolodny, MD, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing
  • … and more!

Accreditation Statement: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: MEdStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.