Event Date: Feb 17, 2022

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  • Define Deprescribing
  • List common triggers and barriers to Deprescribing.
  • Articulate a systematic approach to Deprescribing.
  • Discuss the rationale for Deprescribing common drug categories.
  • Become familiar with tools to assist with Deprescribing.

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Dr. Samim Hasham, BSc Pharm (Hons), PharmD, Mmngt, CDE
Samim Hasham has Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmacy, Master’s in International Health Leadership from McGill university, and a Doctorate in Pharmacy.  She is a Clinical Consultant pharmacist with Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel at the Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinics (RAAM).

Samim is a Lecturer at McMaster university, Hamilton, Faculty at Adler College, Toronto and Continuing Education Instructor at New Mennonite College, Toronto. Samim frequently presents at local, regional, and international conferences and is co-chair of the Scarborough HSJCC.

Samim was recently appointed as Senior Fellowship at Massey College, University of Toronto. She has also been selected to participate in the Inclusive Excellence and Scholarly Teaching Implementation Working Group as a member for the 2021-2022 academic term at McMaster university.

Samim is the recipient of the prestigious Spirit of Belonging Award from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto for her outstanding commitment and dedication to better mental health.