Monday, October 21, 2013: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tilghman (Hilton Baltimore)

The charge to the Policy Committee is to identify national and international policy issues relevant to the SMDM community and to facilitate SMDM having a voice regarding policy issues among decision-makers. The focus of the Policy Committee is 1) to support and advance funding for research and educational initiatives in the area of medical decision making and 2) to provide guidance to decision-makers on policy that is based on sound principles of medical decision making. Links to adopted statements can be found here SMDM Policy and Position Statements.


SMDM Committees and Interest Groups will be holding meetings during breakfast and lunch. Please see the schedule below. A mission statement or agenda for these groups may be found under each daily tab during the appropriate time slot.

All interested attendees are encouraged to join a committee or interest group during these times.   

Groups meeting during lunch, lunch is not provided. We ask that participants use the first 1/2 hour of the break to have their lunch for which the hotel offers many options, then join the group for the last hour of the break for discussions.

Elbert S. Huang, MD, MPH