The Policy, Outreach & Communications team at the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation works to support the understanding and implementation of shared decision making through education, outreach and advocacy. The team collaborates with policy makers, partnering organizations and media to communicate and support implementation efforts, and to ensure that as many organizations and individuals as possible can benefit from our work.
Policy, Outreach & Communications
Benjamin Moulton, JD, MPH Senior Legal Advisor
Ben provides educational outreach to key stakeholders and policy makers regarding shared decision making. Prior to joining the Foundation, he served as legal counsel to George Washington Medical Center, which involved providing legal advice to an academic medical center, a teaching hospital, medical school and over 1,000 affiliated physicians. He also served as the executive director of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics for over 15 years where he engaged in legal research for a variety of public and private grants. He has convened over 100 medial legal conferences and oversaw the production of two peer-reviewed journals, the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics and the American Journal of Law & Medicine. He is an adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health where he teaches a course on health law in clinical practice within the department of health policy & management. He received his BA from Harvard University. In addition, Ben holds a JD from Georgetown Law Center and an MPH from Harvard University.
Steph Synoracki Communications Specialist
Steph assists in the development and maintenance of various projects associated with the outreach efforts of the Foundation. Her prior experience includes internships with the American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley and Rockingham Memorial Hospital, where she gained insight into the world of health communication and marketing. Steph holds a BA in media arts & design and communication studies from James Madison University, with concentrations in corporate communication and health communication, respectively.