40th Annual North American Meeting
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
900 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Montreal, QC H3B 4A5
For more than four decades, SMDM members have sought to improve the health care experiences and health of people at every stage of life. There are differences in the health issues confronting people at different life stages, and there are also commonalities bridging different stages. As SMDM reaches middle age and looks ahead to the next 40 years and beyond, the 2018 Annual Meeting will bring together patients, families, health professionals, policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders to discuss the latest evidence about making better decisions for better health.
Meeting Co-Chairs: Holly Witteman, PhD, William Dale, MD, PhD, Isabel Jordan, Parent/Patient Partner, and Beverly Canin, Patient Partner
Patient Engagement Coordinator: Holly Witteman, PhD
Scientific Review Committee Co-Chairs: Victoria Shaffer, PhD and Mark Harrison, MSc, PhD
Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Co-Chairs: Aubri Hoffman, PhD and Sze-chuan Suen, MS, PhD
Short Course Co-Chairs: Hawre Jalal, PhD, MD and Aaron Scherer, PhD
Awards Committee Chair: Karen Sepucha, PhD
Career Development Committee Co-Chairs: Tara Lavelle, PhD and Austin Nam, PhD
Panel on Gender Bias Chair: Angie Fagerlin, PhD
International Networking Reception Chair: Uwe Siebert, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD
Social Media Chair: Gratianne Vaisson, PhD student
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.