Medical Decision Making Journal
Medical Decision Making (MDM) is a peer-reviewed journal published eight times a year. MDM offers rigorous, systematic, and evidence-based approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development. It publishes theoretical, statistical, and modeling techniques and methods from disciplines including decision psychology, health economics, clinical epidemiology, and evidence synthesis. The journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Accessing MDM: MDM is now available to members through SMDM Connect. Please click "Go To Journal" above and log in through SMDM Connect with your primary email address and personally created password. Once you have logged in through SMDM Connect, please click "View Link" for full access to MDM issues.
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Medical Decision Making focuses on such important topics as:
- Optimal strategies for patient care and policy decisions
- Understanding individual and group decision-making processes
- Outcomes of decisions, their measurement, and valuation
- Risk communication, risk attitudes, and judgment
- Methods to teach about, and improve, decisions
- Technology assessment methods
- Literature synthesis methods
- Comparative effectiveness research methods
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Become a Member
SMDM members contribute critically to health policy research in the areas of evidence-based medicine, cost effective health care, patient decision making and public health. SMDM helps you to be more than just a face in the crowd. The connections you make through SMDM can help you build a network of long-term contacts to help you throughout your career.
"SMDM played a major role in helping me launch my career. I found my postdoc then my faculty position through the Society, and I continue to collaborate with many wonderful people who I first met at the annual meeting."continue »
MDM offers rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development.