Elaine has been a volunteer with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Health Decision Sciences Center for over 10 years and the MGH Blum Patient and Family Learning Center for over 12 years. She assisted the shared decision making program from its inception at MGH by sending SDM materials (DVD and print) to patients which are now sent electronically through PG by the provider. She was involved as a standardized patient interviewer for the prior study of the shared decision making skills training. From 2014-2018, she has been the patient partner for the MGH Internal Medicine Associates Innovation team. Elaine has been a volunteer for our team since 2006.