Promoting the Use of Patient Decision Aids 

A new Study Group was launched at the American College of Rheumatology National Scientific Meeting to promote research and adoption of patient decision aids in rheumatology.   


Topics explored included:

  • Knowledge Translation Using Patient Decision Aids - a Canadian View

Peter Tugwell, MD, MSc

Canadian Research Chair in Health Equity University of Ottawa


  • How Decision Aids Differ from Other Forms of Patient Information 

Rich Martin, MD, MA

Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology     Michigan State University


  • Use and value of conjoint analysis to ascertain patient treatment preferences

Liana Fraenkel, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)     Yale University


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