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.
"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.