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Medical Decision Making

2016 Impact Factor: 2.362
2016 Ranking: 33/90 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: 37 | Current issue: 8 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, USA
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD Public Health 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, 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, PhD Griffith University, Australia
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD University of Missouri, USA
Anushua Sinha, MD, MPH Rutgers University, USA
James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH Dartmouth College, USA
Ewout W. Steyerberg, MSc, PhD Erasmus University, 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, 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 2017
Alejandro Allepuz, MD, MPH Novartis Global (Spain)
Pelham M. Barton, PhD University of Birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Jason W. Beckstead, PhD University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida, United States)
Esther W. de Bekker–Grob, PhD Erasmus University, Netherlands
Jason Nicholas Doctor, PhD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California, United States)
James G. Dolan, MD University of Rochester (Rochester, New York, United States)
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, USA
Jørgen Hilden, MD University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States)
Helena Chmura Kraemer, PhD Stanford University (Stanford, California, United States)
Elisa F. Long, PhD University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University, USA
Mary C. Politi, PhD Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
Roy M. Poses, MD Brown University, USA
Beate Sander, RN, MBA, PhD, MEcDev, PhD Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Canada)
Matthias Schwenkglenks, PhD, MPH University of Basel (Basel, Switzerland)
Jamie L. Studts, PhD University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky, United States)
Patrick W. Sullivan, PhD, MA Regis University (Denver, Colorado, United States)
Ben van Calster, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)
Joost van Rosmalen, PhD Erasmus University, Netherlands
Tracey Anne Young, PhD University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
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, USA
Scott D. Grosse, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)
Felicity W. K. Harper, PhD Wayne State University, USA
Yoko Ibuka, PhD Keio University, Japan
Robert L. Jayes, MD George Washington University, USA
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, Canada
Mark Strong, MBChB, MPH, PhD University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
Eve Wittenberg, PhD, MPP Harvard University, 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, USA
Su-Hsin Chang, PhD, SM Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western 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, USA
Daria O'Reilly, MSc, PhD McMaster University, Canada
A. Simon Pickard, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
José Luis Pinto Prades, PhD, MSc University of 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, USA
Todd H. Wagner, PhD Stanford University (Stanford, California, United States)
Jennifer A. Whitty, BPharm, Grad DipClinPharm, PhD The University of Queensland, Australia
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)
Kimberly Hu, BS University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
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  • Authors are strongly encouraged to review the Medical Decision Making Web site for information on manuscript requirements, manuscript submission, and the peer review process at MDM.

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