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  • Cara Tannenbaum

    Cara Tannenbaum MD, MSc

    • Bio

      Dr. Cara Tannenbaum is a practicing geriatrician and Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Université de Montréal. As Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network, she disseminates tools and practice tips to help providers and patients engage in conversations about deprescribing drugs that may no longer be necessary or that may be causing harm. Dr. Tannenbaum conducted the EMPOWER and D-PRESCRIBE randomized trials that achieved success rates of 25% and 50% respectively for discontinuing sedative-hypnotics among chronic benzodiazepine users.