Core Course Certificate Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SMDM offers a Certificate of Completion to individuals who complete the SMDM Core Courses. The SMDM curriculum is an initiative of the Society with the goal of having a set of introductory-level Core Courses in foundational aspects of medical decision making. This effort serves the core mission of the Society to educate its members in key content areas. 

Course 1 of 4
3 April 2024: 08.00 PDT/11.00 EDT/15.00 UTC/17.00 CEST
Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Instructor: Jeffrey Hoch, PhD (USA)
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Course 2 of 4
10 April 2024: 08.00 PDT/11.00 EDT/15.00 UTC/17.00 CEST
Introduction to the Psychology of Medical Decision Making
Instructor: Kathrene (KD) Valentine, PhD (USA) & Pete Wegier, PhD (Canada)
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Course 3 of 4
17 April 2024: 08.00 PDT/11.00 EDT/15.00 UTC/17.00 CEST
Introduction to Shared Decision Making and Patient Decision Aids
Instructors: Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH (USA) & Victoria Shaffer, PhD (USA)
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Course 4 of 4
24 April 2024: 08.00 PDT/11.00 EDT/15.00 UTC/17.00 CEST
Introduction to Medical Decision Analysis (Decision-Analytic Modeling)
Instructors: Beate Jahn, PhD (Austria) & Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD (Austria)
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Please email us at info@SMDM.org with any questions.

 

 

 

 

The 2025 Core Course Certification Program will be held in September/October 2025.


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