1. Patient safety in primary care: role of pharmacogenomics to improve drug safety in primary care; symptom assessment for adverse drug event detection; impact of patterns of benzodiazepine use on risk of falls and injuries in the elderly; adverse events associated with latent and active tuberculosis treatment; predictors of preventable adverse events; and the impact of access to complete medication lists on potential adverse drug events.
2. The role of information technology: in optimizing the use of prescription medication; as a knowledge translation tool; and the capacity to generate high-quality, detailed data to complete timely, relevant pharmaco-epidemiological research in primary care.
3. Complex datasets generated by health informatics and provincial administrative databases in primary care: evaluation methodologies; and issues in data access, privacy and security for electronic health records.