SMDM Free Certification Program

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The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) is offering four virtual short courses that focus on the foundational knowledge of medical decision making. Courses are open to all at no cost when you create an account and register. Participants receive a Certificate of Completion upon their successful completion of all four courses.

The courses aim to answer essential questions related to medical decision making and are suitable for those interested in understanding SMDM posters and presentations. Attendees will gain confidence in explaining and engaging with economic evaluations and best practices in medical decision making.

Short courses are synchronous and include:

    1. September 7, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT, Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Instructor: Jeffrey Hoch
    2. September 13, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT, Introduction to the Psychology of Medical Decision Making. Instructors: Pete Wegier and Kathrene (KD) Valentine
    3. September 25, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT, Introduction to Shared Decision Making and Patient Decision Aids. Instructors: Ellen Lipstein and Victoria Shaffer
    4. October 4, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT, Introduction to Medical Decision Analysis (Decision-Analytic Modeling). Instructors: Uwe Siebert, CHDS faculty and past president of SMDM, and Beate Jahn.

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