45th Annual North American Meeting

Innovation in Decision Making: Thinking To Tools 

October 22 - October 25, 2023

Philadelphia, PA

Meeting Co-Chairs: Robert Beck, MD, and Joanna Hart, MD

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
201 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103

  • Regular SMDM Member Fee:
    Regular - USD 700
    Late - USD 750

  • Trainee /LMIC/ Emeritus Fee:
    Regular - USD 450
    Late - USD 500

  • Non-Member Fee:
    Regular - USD 950
    Late - USD 1000

Registration for the in-person Short Courses and tickets to the Social Event can be purchased as part of your meeting registration or seperately through their respective indiviudal webpages.

Options to bundle your 2024 SMDM Membership with your registration fee are available during checkout.



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The SMDM North American Meeting will bring together high-quality oral and poster presentations, short courses, symposia presentations, and workshops 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. All decisions regarding scientific content and speaker selection are made by the SMDM Philadelphia Meeting Planning Committee.

Meeting Chairs

Robert Beck, MD
Joanna Hart, MD

Scientific Review Chairs:

Aastha Bansal, PhD, MS
Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH
Pete Wegier, PhD

Short Course Chairs:

Natalia Kunst, PhD
Anna Heath, PhD

Career Development Chairs:

Katherine Lofgren, PhD
Hailey Saunders, PhD

Advocates for Equity Event Chairs:

Angie Fagerlin, PhD
Heather Gold, PhD

Awards Chair:

Jeff Hoch, PhD

Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Chairs:

Kathryn Martinez, PhD, MPH
Anna Heath, PhD

International Engagement Chairs:

Beate Jahn, PhD
Torbjørn Wisløff, MSc, PhD

DART Chair:

Heather Gold, PhD


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