30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (October 19-22, 2008)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Monday, October 20, 2008

7:30 AM-9:00 AM

9:15 AM-10:15 AM

Opening Plenary Session
Heather Taffet Gold, PhD and Lisa Prosser, PhD

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Concurrent Session Abstracts A: Generating Utilities from Health Status Instruments
Anna N. A. Tosteson, ScD., Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH and Scott B. Cantor, PhD
Concurrent Session Abstracts B: Health Services Research and Policy
Margaret M. Byrne, PhD and David H. Howard, PhD
Concurrent Session Abstracts C: Preferences and Perceptions in Decision Making
Carol K. Stockman, PhD and Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Concurrent Session Abstracts E: Cost-effectiveness Analysis: Applications
Ahmed M. Bayoumi, MD, MSc and Johanna L. Bosch, PhD
Concurrent Session Abstracts F: Methodological Advances
Milton C. Weinstein, PhD and David J. Vanness, Ph.D.

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Concurrent Session Abstracts G: Use of Screening Tests
Jennifer Elston Lafata, PhD, Michael Pignone, MD, MPH and Stephen G. Pauker, MD
Concurrent Session Abstracts H: Decision Making Quality and Satisfaction
Noel T. Brewer, PhD, Angelo E. Volandes, MD, MPH and Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD
Concurrent Session Abstracts I: Children's Health
Scott D. Grosse, PhD and Kathryn M. McDonald, MM

4:15 PM-5:45 PM

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Concurrent Session Abstracts K: Decision Making by Modeling versus Preferences
R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP and Karen M. Kuntz, ScD

11:30 AM-1:00 PM