Medical Decision Making
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Medical Decision Making

2015 Impact Factor: 2.908
2015 Ranking: 19/88 in Health Care Sciences & Services | 4/20 in Medical Informatics
2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
Official Journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making

Editor
Alan J. Schwartz, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)


eISSN: 1552681X | ISSN: 0272989X | Current volume: 36 | 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 (Pennsylvania, United States)
Associate Editors
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD Public Health England (London, United Kingdom)
Elisabeth Fenwick, MSc, PhD ICON Plc (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Richard Grieve, MSc, PhD London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (United Kingdom)
Peder A. Halvorsen, MD, PhD University of Tromsø (Alta, Norway)
Olga Kostopoulou, MSc, PhD Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, MD, PhD, MPH University of Oslo (Norway)
Josephine A. Mauskopf, PhD, MHA RTI International (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States)
Eleanor M. Pullenayegum, PhD University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Donald A. Redelmeier, MD University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Louise B. Russell, PhD Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States)
Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, United States)
Paul A. Scuffham, PhD Griffith University (Queensland, Australia)
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD University of Missouri (Columbia, United States)
Anushua Sinha, MD, MPH Rutgers University (Newark, New Jersey, United States)
James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, United States)
Ewout W. Steyerberg, MSc, PhD Erasmus University (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
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)
Editor Emeritus
Neal V. Dawson, MD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2016
Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, United States)
Cornelia Betsch, PhD University of Erfurt (Germany)
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
Elamin H. Elbasha, PhD Merck & Co., Inc. (Pennsylvania, United States)
Paul K. J. Han, MD, MA, MPH Maine Medical Center (Portland, United States)
Sun-Young Kim, PhD, MPH The University of Texas at San Antonio (United States)
Quang A. Le, PharmD, PhD Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, California, United States)
Carol E. Levin, MSc, PhD University of Washington (Seattle, United States)
Daniel D. Matlock, MD, MPH University of Colorado (Denver, United States)
Daniella Meeker, PhD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Daria O'Reilly, MSc, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
A. Simon Pickard, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Kim Rand-Hendriksen, PhD University of Oslo (Norway)
Carolyn M. Rutter, PhD RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, California, United States)
David J. Vanness, PhD University of Wisconsin–Madison (United States)
Andrew 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 The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2017
Alejandro Allepuz, MD, MPH Novartis Global (Barcelona, Spain)
Pelham M. Barton, PhD University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Jason W. Beckstead, PhD University of South Florida (Tampa, United States)
Esther W. de Bekker–Grob, PhD Erasmus University (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Jason Nicholas Doctor, PhD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
James G. Dolan, MD University of Rochester (New York, United States)
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)
Jørgen Hilden, MD University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Helena Chmura Kraemer, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Elisa F. Long, PhD University of California, Los Angeles (United States)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Mary C. Politi, PhD Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Roy M. Poses, MD Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island, United States)
Beate Sander, RN, MBA, PhD, MEcDev, PhD Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Toronto, Canada)
Matthias Schwenkglenks, PhD, MPH University of Basel (Switzerland)
Jamie L. Studts, PhD University of Kentucky (Lexington, United States)
Patrick W. Sullivan, PhD, MA Regis University (Denver, Colorado, United States)
Ben van Calster, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Joost van Rosmalen, PhD Erasmus University (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Tracey Anne Young, PhD University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2018
Dana L. Alden, PhD, MBA University of Hawai'i at Manoa (United States)
Wändi Bruine de Bruin, PhD, MSc University of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, United States)
Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, ScD, MSc University of South Florida (Tampa, United States)
Darryl T. Gray, MD, ScD, FACC, FAHA Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Rockville, Maryland, United States)
Scott D. Grosse, PhD 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)
Yoko Ibuka, PhD Keio University (Minato, Japan)
Robert L. Jayes, MD George Washington University (Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
Christopher McCabe, PhD, MSc University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada)
Stephen G. Pauker, MD Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts, United States)
Donna L. Rowen, PhD, MSc University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Steven M. Shechter, PhD University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)
Mark Strong, MBChB, MPH, PhD University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Eve Wittenberg, PhD, MPP Harvard University (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
Editorial Manager
Rebecca J. Fiala, MA University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Interns
Victoria Eickelberg University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Kimberly Hu, BS University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
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