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Sep 7

Past Event

Brookings Roundtable on Active Medical Product Surveillance: Overview of FDA’s Sentinel Initiative

Event Materials


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It has been three years since FDA launched the Sentinel Initiative and, since then, FDA has made significant progress. On September 7, the Engelberg Center hosted the first of the three-part Sentinel Initiative 101 Webinar Series, “Overview of FDA’s Sentinel Initiative” to review ongoing activities and accomplishments. The roundtable featured a presentation from Dr. Judy Racoosin, Sentinel Initiative Scientific Lead, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Dr. Racoosin’s presentation provided a high-level review of the Sentinel Initiative’s scope and achievements including:

  • FDA’s 3-year vision for the Sentinel Initiative
  • A brief overview of the role of the Mini-Sentinel pilot, the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership, the Federal Partners Collaboration, and the Brookings Institution cooperative agreement
  • Next steps for the Sentinel Initiative

Subsequent webinars in this series will provide a more in-depth overview of these pilot activities.

Event Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction

  • Overview of Sentinel Initiative

    • Judy Racoosin

      U.S. Food and Drug Administration


September 7, 2011

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

The Brookings Institution

Live Webinar

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


For More Information

Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform


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