Task Group Charge

To identify, develop, and promote accurate, tailored, model informed and shared decision-making content related to lung cancer screening, identify challenges and barriers to the delivery of information related to lung cancer screening, develop strategies to overcome these challenges and barriers, and to promote best practices.

Leadership

Robert J. Volk, PhD

Task Group Chair 
The University of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH

Task Group Vice Chair
Steering Committee Member
Cleveland Clinic

Task Group Members

Douglas Arenberg, MD
University of Michigan

Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA
Mercy Care Plan (Phoenix)

Tanner Caverly, MD, MPH
University of Michigan

Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Hormuzd Katki, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Benjamin Moulton, JD, MPH
Informed Consulting, LLC

Ronald Myers, DSW, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University

Daniel Reuland, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jamie Studts, PhD
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

Nichole Tanner, MD, MSCR
Medical University of South Carolina

David Yankelevitz, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Douglas E. Wood, MD
University of Washington

(*) indicates Steering Committee member

Opportunities For Intervention/Influence:

  • Assess the pros and cons of existing shared decision-making materials and decision aids
  • In collaboration with end users (primary care, etc.), create tools to aid patients and providers. Develop model informed/shared decision-making materials and content to overcome current shortcomings.
  • Provide feedback to CMS to assist in verifying that a quality visit is taking place
  • Advise on strategic priorities, program direction, and scientific policy that results in the ability to empower the decision-making process for patients and providers

Priority Areas:         

  • Delivery Models and SDM Training for Clinicians
  • Understanding Current SDM/LCS Practices and Needs for Implementation
  • SDM Interventions for Priority Populations
  • Developing SDM Quality Metrics
  • Role of Risk Tailoring in Decision Making