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Shared Decision-Making (SDM) Online Skills Course

If you're a clinician and interested in completing our SDM Skills Course, you can request enrollment via the Wolff Learning Academy.

The course is interactive and includes the following modules:

  • The Six Steps of Shared-Decision Making.
  • When Would You Use SDM?
  • What's Stopping You?
  • Listening for Patient Goals and Concerns.
  • Practice the Conversation.
  • SDM With and Without Decision Aids.
  • SDM Implementation: An Overview.
  • Assessment of SDM Conversation Skills.

Eligible participants who complete the course will earn 2 CME credits.

For questions, visit Wolff Learning Academy or e-mail DecisionMaking@upmc.edu.

Future training opportunities are still in development.

Shared Decision-Making (SDM) Coaching and Support

Just starting out or need a little coaching with SDM?

Reach out and speak with one of our experts by emailing DecisionMaking@upmc.edu. Please include your specialty and any specific interests (if applicable).

We will do our best to match you with a mentor for one-off, short-term, or longer-term support.

Experienced with SDM?

We're always looking for ways to support SDM at UPMC and build a network of SDM experts in:

  • Research.
  • Medical education.
  • Clinical administration/quality improvement.

Reach out and let us know about your experience, projects, and/or how the center may be able to help, by emailing DecisionMaking@upmc.edu. You may also submit your work to be featured on our Current Initiatives page.

Looking forward to hearing from you!