18th Biennial European Conference

Langenbeck Virchow Haus
Luisenstraße 58/59
10117 Berlin, Germany

The SMDM Biennial European Conference, originally scheduled for June 2020, will now take place from 6 - 8 June 2021 at the Langenbeck Virchow Haus in Berlin, Germany. 

The SMDM European Conference will bring together high-quality oral and poster presentations, short courses, and issue panels from all disciplines involved in the study of decision making in health and medicine, including evidence-based medicine and public health, patient & stakeholder preferences and engagement, psychology, cognition science, shared decision making, decision modeling, outcomes research, epidemiology, health economics, health care management, policy research, health technology assessment, health informatics, health ethics and law, and others.

Conference Co-Chairs: Beate Jahn, PhD (Austria), Silke Siebert, MD (Austria), Tobias Kurth, MD, MSc, ScD (Germany), and Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD (Austria)






Scientific Review Co-Chairs: Hilary Bekker, PhD (United Kingdom) and Felicitas Kühne, MSc (Austria)

Scientific Review Committee: Jef van den Ende, MD, PhD (Belgium), Liz Fenwick, PhD (United Kingdom), Dan Greenberg, PhD (Israel), László Gulácsi, MD, MSc, PhD (Hungary), Peder Halvorsen, MD, PhD (Norway), Evi Hatziandreou, PhD (Greece), Lisa Hess, PhD (United States), Myriam Hunink, MD, PhD (The Netherlands), Jesse Jansen, PhD (The Netherlands), Kathryn McDonald, PhD, MM (United States), Javier Mar Medina, MD, PhD (Spain), Beate Sander, PhD (Canada), Marieke de Vries, PhD (The Netherlands)

Lee B. Lusted Award Co-Chairs: Torbjørn Wisløff, PhD​ (Norway)​ and Janine van Til, PhD (The Netherlands)

Short Course Co-Chairs: Gaby Sroczynski, MPH, Dr. PH (Austria) and Elske van den Akker-van Marle, PhD (The Netherlands)

Mentoring Co-Chairs: Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, MD, MPH, PhD (Norway) and Olga Kostopoulou, PhD (United Kingdom)

Social Media Co-Chairs: Davene Wright, PhD (United States) and Sibylle Puntscher, PhD (Austria)

Updates will be posted to this webpage in the coming months.


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