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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: 41 | 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-in-Chief
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (United States)
Deputy Editor
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
Associate Editors
Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD National Health Service England (London, United Kingdom)
Neal V. Dawson, MD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Joanna L. Hart, MSHP, MD University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, 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)
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, 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)
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 Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, United States)
Barry D. Dewitt, PhD Lund University (Sweden)
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)
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 (South Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
Steffan Frosi Stella, MD, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Jamie L. Studts, PhD University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora, United States)
JoAnne Wu, MS, MD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2022
Lazaros Andronis, PhD University of Warwick (Conventry, United Kingdom)
Bonnie A. Armstrong, MA, PhD Unity Health Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi, PhD Montpellier Cancer Institute, University of Montpellier (Montpellier, France)
Kerri L. Cavanaugh, MD, MHS Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
Su-Hsin Chang, PhD, SM Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Elamin H. Elbasha, PhD Merck & Co. (West Point, Pennsylvania, United States)
Paul K. J. Han, MD, MA, MPH National Cancer Institute (Rockville, Maryland, United States)
Masahito Jimbo, MD, PhD, MPH University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Quang A. Le, PharmD, PhD Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, California, United States)
Nan Luo, PhD National University of Singapore
Daniel D. Matlock, MD, MPH University of Colorado Denver (Aurora, United States)
Eric S. Meadows, PhD Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, Indiana, United States)
Wendy L. Nelson, MPH, PhD, RN National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, Maryland, United States)
A. Simon Pickard, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
José Luis Pinto Prades, PhD, MSc University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain)
Carolyn M. Rutter, PhD RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, California, United States)
Aaron M. Scherer, MA, PhD University of Iowa (Iowa City, United States)
Andrew J. Vickers, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York, United States)
Todd H. Wagner, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Jennifer A. Whitty, BPharm, GradDipClinPharm, PhD University of East Anglia (Norwich, United Kingdom)
Editorial Board : Term Ending 2023 (Masthead Version)
Sarah E. Bates, MS, BS, University of Sheffield (South Yorkshire, England)
James V. Codella, MEng, PhD Microsoft (Yorktown Heights, New York, United States)
Helen A. Colby, PhD Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Indianapolis, 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)
Sarah L. Goff, MD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (United States)
Negin Hajizadeh Northwell Health (New York, United States)
Aubri S. Hoffman (Rose), PhD The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, United States)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Ellen A. Lipstein, MD, MPH Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Ohio, United States)
Michelle McDowell, PhD University of Potsdam (Germany)
Mari Palta, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Ankur Pandya Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Valerie F. Reyna, PhD Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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 School of Medicine(Aurora, United States)
Karen R. Sepucha, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, United States)
Richard Tawiah, PhD University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia)
Haitham W. Tuffaha, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, United States)
Vera Vennedey, MSc University of Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Torbjørn Fosen Wisløff, MSc, PhD Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (Oslo, Norway)
Reza Yaesoubi, PhD Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, United States)
Past Editors
Editorial Office
Phoebe Trout, BA University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Stacy Wennstrom, MA University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
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