The deadline to Submit a Short Course has been extended!

The deadline to submit a short course proposal has been extended to Monday, June 7, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT. 

SMDM encourages short courses proposals related to the Annual Meeting theme From the Individual to Society: How Systems and Societal Factors Shape Health Care Decisions or in the following scientific areas:

  • Decision Psychology and Shared Decision Making

  • Applied Health Economics

  • Health Services, Outcome and Policy Research

  • Quantitative Methods and Theoretical Developments

  • Patient and Stakeholder Preferences and Engagement

This year, the short courses will be offered virtually in September and October prior to the Annual Meeting. All submissions will be reviewed by the short course co-chairs and notifications will be sent out in July 2021.

Learn more and submit a short course proposal.

Please e-mail any short course questions to


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