16th Biennial European Conference

Special Focus on Improving Diagnostic Decision Making

June 12 - June 14, 2016

London, UK

Location: 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

The Society for Medical Decision Making and the NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre of Imperial College London are proud to host the 16th Biennial SMDM-European Conference in London, June 12-14, 2016.

The meeting will be held at 30 Euston Square, the home of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). This is an award-winning venue with excellent conference facilities, some on-site accommodation, and is within walking distance from a number of hotels and restaurants. It is in the heart of London, next to Euston station and 5 minutes from St Pancras station (Eurostar terminal).

The meeting’s special focus is on “Improving Diagnostic Decision Making”, with two invited symposia on vaccination decision making and on cancer diagnostic delays. The meeting’s keynote speakers are Professor Ralph Hertwig, Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Mark L. Graber, Senior Fellow at RTI International, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and President of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Our aim is to bring together high-quality, oral and poster presentations from psychology, epidemiology, health economics and other scientific disciplines involved in the study of medical decisions.

Conference Chair: Olga Kostopoulou, PhD, MSc (Imperial College London),
Conference Co-chairs: Anne Stiggelbout, PhD (Leiden University Medical Center) and Elisabeth Fenwick, PhD, MSc (ICON Health Economics)

Short Course Co-chairs: Elisabeth Fenwick, PhD and Hilary Bekker, PhD

Conference Awards Co-chairs: Beate Jahn, PhD, Ursula Rochau, MD, MSc and Esther DeBekker-Grob, MSc

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