One-to-one mentoring is a great opportunity for new meeting attendees, trainees, junior faculty, and others to meet and get advice from established members of the field in an informal setting. The purpose of the program is to provide mentoring about career trajectory and research topics as well as establish new networks of colleagues. Even if you already have supportive advisors and mentors, another point of view, opportunity to network, and exposure to additional leaders in the field are just a few of the benefits. Mentoring opportunities are announced via email and posted on the meeting webpages several months prior to each meeting.

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.

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Member Stories

Holly Witteman, PhD
Holly Witteman, PhD

"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."

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MDM Journal

MDM Journal

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.

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