Shared Decision-Making Task Group

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.

Task Group Members

Douglas Arenberg, MD, FCCP
University of Michigan

Carla Brathwaite
Radiology Health Equity Coalition

Tanner Caverly, MD, MPH
University of Michigan

Mayuko Ito Fukunaga, MD
UMass Chan Medical School

Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH
Iowa City VA Medical Center

Hormuzd Katki, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP*
Cleveland Clinic Hospital System

(*) indicates Steering Committee member

Maria C. Mejia, MD, MPH, FACPM, FASAM
Baylor College of Medicine

Benjamin Moulton, JD, MPH
Informed Medical Decisions of Foundation

Ronald Myers, DSW, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University

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

Nichole Tanner, MD, MSCR, FCCP
Medical University of South Carolina

Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd*
University of Washington

David Yankelevitz, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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