Tag Archives: shared decision-making

Read “Refining a brief decision aid in stable CAD: cognitive interviews” published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

A new article by Center faculty Karen Kelly-Blake and Margaret Holmes-Rovner, along with other contributing authors, was published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. The article describes the results of cognitive interviews to refine the “Making Choices(C)” Decision Aid (DA) … Continue reading

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About the Center for Ethics’ current Professorial Assistants

Each year, approximately 200 freshmen are appointed as Professorial Assistants (PAs). PAs work with regular members of the teaching faculty on tasks directly related either to scholarly research or to innovative teaching. — MSU Honors College The Center currently has five PAs … Continue reading

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Center faculty travel to Atlanta to present at 15th Annual ASBH Meeting

The 15th Annual American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Meeting was held October 24-27, 2013, in Atlanta, GA. Several of our faculty members attended and presented on various topics. “Autonomy’s Child: Exploring the Bounded Warp and Woof of Shared Decision-making” … Continue reading

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Center faculty members present at SMDM 2013 in Baltimore

The Society for Medical Decision Making’s annual meeting took place October 20-23, 2013, in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Margaret Holmes-Rovner, Professor Emerita in the Center for Ethics, and Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake, Research Associate in the Center for Ethics, each presented posters relating … Continue reading

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Join us for the upcoming Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series lecture with Karen Kelly-Blake

Shared Decision-Making: The Gold Standard in Patient-Centered Care, But is it Achievable? Shared Decision-Making (SDM), with patients requires that clinicians communicate effectively with patients and help them review screening and treatment options to make an informed decision. Implementation of SDM … Continue reading

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Margaret Holmes-Rovner to speak at Spectrum Health’s 2012 Ethics Conference

Spectrum Health’s one day conference, Honesty and Practice: The Ethics of Truth-telling, will provide sessions and networking opportunities designed to increase awareness and provide clinicians from all disciplines strategies to support ethical care in a variety of settings. The Center … Continue reading

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Grant awarded for “Clinical Communication Following a Decision Aid” project

Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD, was recently awarded a grant through the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (AHRQ) for her project: Clinical Communication Following a Decision Aid. The project will focus on a particularly difficult area of shared decision-making by looking at … Continue reading

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