We encourage the development of rigorous, transparent methods of decision making, informed by patients' values, to improve health care decisions.
JournalMember BenefitMedical Decision Making is the official journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making.
E-NewslettersSMDM publishes four E-Newsletters per year, which are a primary communication vehicle for SMDM’s members.
Modeling Good Research Practices Task ForceSMDM partnered with ISPOR on the Joint Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force to publish a series of articles available for review.
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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 is the professional home to what I consider the top scientists in the field and the scientific meetings always inspire me. I also consider SMDM membership an indicator of exposure to rigorous methods and cutting edge science when reviewing resumes."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.