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Medical Decision Making

Medical Decision Making

Official Journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

eISSN: 1552681X | ISSN: 0272989X | Current volume: 40 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: 8 Times/Year

Medical Decision Making (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. Published eight times a year, the Journal presents theoretical, statistical, and modeling techniques and methods from a variety of disciplines including decision psychology, health economics, clinical epidemiology, and evidence synthesis. MDM promotes understanding of human decision-making processes so that individuals can make more informed and satisfying choices regarding their health.

Medical Decision Making focuses on important topics such as:

  • Optimal strategies for patient care and policy decision making
  • Understanding individual and group decision-making processes
  • Outcomes of decisions, their measurement, and valuation
  • Risk communication, risk attitudes, and judgment
  • Methods to teach about and improve actual decisions
  • Methods for technology assessment, literature synthesis, comparative effectiveness research and evidence-based decision making.

For detailed information about Medical Decision Making—including MDM's scope of interest, article categories (and word count limits), and author instructions—please access the MDM Web site.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
 

Medical Decision Making 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 care policy development. Using the fundamentals of decision analysis and theory, economic evaluation, and evidence based quality assessment, Medical Decision Making presents both theoretical and practical statistical and modeling techniques and methods from a variety of disciplines.

Please see the Medical Decision Making Web site for more information.

Editor
Alan J. Schwartz, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Deputy Editor
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States)
Associate Editors
Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD Cornell University (New York City, New York, United States)
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD National Health Service England (London, United Kingdom)
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Olga Kostopoulou, MSc, PhD Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Josephine A. Mauskopf, PhD, MHA RTI International (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States)
Mary C. Politi, PhD Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Eleanor M. Pullenayegum, PhD University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Donald A. Redelmeier, MD University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Louise B. Russell, PhD University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, United States)
Paul A. Scuffham, PhD Griffith University (Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia)
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD University of Missouri (Columbia, United States)
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, MD, PhD, MPH University of Oslo (Norway)
James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, United States)
Ewout W. Steyerberg, MSc, PhD Leiden University (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)
Mark Strong, MBChB, MPH, PhD University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Erika A. Waters, PhD, MPH Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Nicky J. Welton, PhD University of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Feng Xie, BSc, MSc, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Neal V. Dawson, MD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2020
Pelham M. Barton, PhD University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Robert Böhm, PhD RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
James V. Codella, MEng, PhD IBM Research (Yorktown Heights, New York, United States)
James G. Dolan, MD University of Rochester (New York, United States)
Simon D. Eckermann, PhD University of Wollongong (New South Wales, Australia)
Tom Fahey, MSc, MD, DCH, DObs, MEd, MFPH Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin)
Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH New York University School of Medicine (New York, United States)
Malek B. Hannouf, PhD London Health Sciences Centre (United Kingdom)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Christopher H. Jackson, MMath, PhD University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Sarah E. Lillie, MPH, PhD Minneapolis VA Health Care System (Minnesota, United States)
Ankur Pandya, MPH, PhD Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Beate Sander, RN, MBA, PhD, MEcDev, PhD Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Toronto, Canada)
Laura D. Scherer, PhD University of Colorado Denver (United States)
Matthias Schwenkglenks, PhD, MPH University of Basel (Switzerland)
Djøra I. Soeteman, MSc, PhD Harvard University (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
Ben van Calster, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Joost van Rosmalen, PhD Erasmus University (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Torbjørn Fosen Wisløff, MSc, PhD Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (Oslo, Norway)
Tracey Anne Young, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2021
Dana L. Alden, PhD, MBA University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Honolulu, United States)
Wändi Bruine de Bruin, PhD, MSc University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, United States)
Barry D. Dewitt, PhD Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)
Darryl T. Gray, MD, ScD, FACC, FAHA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States)
Felicity W.K. Harper, PhD Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan, United States)
Joanna L. Hart, MSHP, MD University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, United States)
Robert L. Jayes, MD The George Washington University (Washington, District of Columbia)
Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Donna Rowen, PhD, MSc University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Steffan Frosi Stella, MD, PhD Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Jamie L. Studts, PhD University of Kentucky (Lexington, United States)
JoAnne Wu, MS, MD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2022
Past Editors
Editorial Office
Rebecca J. Fiala, MA University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Dominika Kulka, BS  
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