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Beckwith Center for Shared Decision Making at UPMC

Shared decision making empowers patients and providers to work together as partners in health choices. 

We provide patients with high quality information on treatment options and give providers the tools and skills with which to discuss the risks, benefits and alternatives based on the patient's goals.

If you are a health care provider, click here.

Shared decision making involves open communication between you and your doctor as you work together to make informed decisions about your health and treatment options. By taking an active role in your care, the more likely you are to ask questions, learn, and receive the care you want and need.

The Beckwith Center for Shared Decision Making at UPMC was created in collaboration with UPMC, UPMC Health Services, and UPMC Health Plan, to support our mission of patient-centered care and life changing medicine.