We encourage the development of rigorous, transparent methods of decision making, informed by patients' values, to improve health care decisions.
Journal: Medical Decision MakingMember BenefitMedical Decision Making, SMDM's original journal, offers rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making.
Journal: MDM Policy & PracticeMDM Policy & Practice is SMDM's open access journal focusing on the application of current theories, methods, and approaches.
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.
I have been coming to SMDM for the past 11 years and return every year because it’s the only society where research is presented, and training is provided on methods of informing medical decision making across the spectrum.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.