Welcome to the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation library of studies, articles and research overviews related to the topic areas we care about most. In our collection you will find the following resources:
- Shared Decision-Making® Program Research: These studies evaluate and test our suite of decision aids.
- Featured Shared Decision Making Publications: This resource includes key articles and studies that provide insight into the best methods of informing and engaging patients and how doing so can help improve the quality of health care.
- Foundation Perspectives: These succinct white papers, written by our senior scientific advisor, Floyd J. Fowler, PhD, look at common questions about the shared decision making process and provide our best answers based on the current available research.
- Funded Research: Each year, the Foundation funds research that evaluates various aspects of medical decision making. Summaries of these projects are included in this resource collection. Learn more about applying for funding.
Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions, grouped by resource type.