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Medical Decision Making

2016 Impact Factor: 2.362
2016 Ranking: 31/90 in Health Care Sciences & Services | 10/23 in Medical Informatics
Source: 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017); Indexed in PubMed: MEDLINE
Official Journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

Editor
Alan J. Schwartz, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago, USA


eISSN: 1552681X | ISSN: 0272989X | Current volume: 38 | Current issue: 4 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.

Past Editors
Deputy Editor
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)
Associate Editors
Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD Cornell University (New York City, NY, USA)
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD Public Health England (London, England, UK)
Elisabeth Fenwick, MSc, PhD ICON Plc (United Kingdom)
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Stanford University (Stanford, California, United States)
Richard Grieve, MSc, PhD London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (London, United Kingdom)
Peder A. Halvorsen, MD, PhD University of Tromsø (Alta, Norway)
Olga Kostopoulou, MSc, PhD Imperial College London (London, United Kingdom)
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, MD, PhD, MPH University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Josephine A. Mauskopf, PhD, MHA RTI International (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States)
Eleanor M. Pullenayegum, PhD University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Donald A. Redelmeier, MD University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Louise B. Russell, PhD Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA)
Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
Paul A. Scuffham Griffith University (Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia)
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri, United States)
Anushua Sinha, MD, MPH Rutgers University (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH Dartmouth College (Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA)
Ewout W. Steyerberg, MSc, PhD Erasmus University (Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)
Erika A. Waters, PhD, MPH Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
Nicky J. Welton, PhD University of Bristol (Bristol, United Kingdom)
Feng Xie, BSc, MSc, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States)
Editor Emeritus
Neal V. Dawson, MD Case Western Reserve University, USA
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2018
Dana L. Alden, PhD, MBA University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Honolulu, Hawai'i, United States)
Wändi Bruine de Bruin, PhD, MSc University of Leeds (Leeds, United Kingdom)
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, ScD, MSc University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida, United States)
Darryl T. Gray, MD, ScD, FACC, FAHA Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Rockville, Maryland, USA)
Scott D. Grosse, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, GA, USA)
Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)
Felicity W. K. Harper, PhD Wayne State University (Detroit, MI, USA)
Yoko Ibuka, PhD Keio University (Sendai, Aoba-ku, Japan)
Robert L. Jayes, MD The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Christopher McCabe, PhD, MSc University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada)
Stephen G. Pauker, MD Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts, USA)
Donna L. Rowen, PhD, MSc University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
Steven M. Shechter, PhD University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)
Mark Strong, MBChB, MPH, PhD University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
Eve Wittenberg, PhD, MPP Harvard University (Boston, MA, USA)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2019
Lazaros Andronis, PhD University of Birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi, PhD UNICANCER (France)
Cornelia Betsch, PhD University of Erfurt (Erfurt, Germany)
Kerri L. Cavanaugh, MD, MHS Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
Su-Hsin Chang, PhD, SM Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada)
Elamin H. Elbasha, PhD Merck & Co., Inc. (USA)
Paul K. J. Han, MD, MA, MPH Maine Medical Center (USA)
Quang A. Le, PharmD, PhD Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, California, United States)
Nan Luo, PhD National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Daniel D. Matlock, MD, MPH University of Colorado (Denver, Colorado, United States)
Daniella Meeker, PhD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Wendy L. Nelson, MPH, PhD, RN National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland, USA)
Daria O'Reilly, MSc, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
A. Simon Pickard, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
José Luis Pinto Prades, PhD, MSc University of Navarra (Pamplona, Navarra, Spain)
Kim Rand-Hendriksen, PhD University of Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Carolyn M. Rutter, PhD RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, California, USA)
David J. Vanness, PhD University of Wisconsin–Madison (Madison, Wisconsin, United States)
Andrew J. Vickers, PhD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York City, NY, USA)
Todd H. Wagner, PhD Stanford University (Stanford, California, United States)
Jennifer A. Whitty, BPharm, Grad DipClinPharm, PhD The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2020
Pelham M. Barton, PhD University of Birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Robert Böhm, PhD RWTH Aachen University (Aachen, Germany)
James V. Codella, MEng, PhD IBM Research (Yorktown Heights, NY)
James G. Dolan, MD University of Rochester (Rochester, New York, United States)
Simon D. Eckermann, PhD University of Wollongong (Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia)
Tom Fahey, MSc, MD, DCH, DObs, MEd, MFPH Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY, USA)
Malek B. Hannouf, PhD London Health Sciences Centre (London, United Kingdom)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States)
Christopher H. Jackson, MMath, PhD University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK)
Sarah E. Lillie, MPH, PhD Minneapolis VA Health Care System (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Ankur Pandya, MPH, PhD Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, USA)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH, USA)
Mary C. Politi, PhD Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
Beate Sander, RN, MBA, PhD, MEcDev, PhD Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Laura D. Scherer, PhD University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri, United States)
Matthias Schwenkglenks, PhD, MPH University of Basel (Basel, Switzerland)
Djøra I. Soeteman, MSc, PhD Harvard University (Boston, MA, USA)
Ben van Calster, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (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 University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
Editorial Manager
Rebecca J. Fiala, MA University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Interns
Victoria Eickelberg University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Rajangad Gurtatta University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
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