For Patients & Families

Participate in Our Research!

The Health Decision Sciences Center at MGH conducts different research studies to help improve the quality of decisions and to understand patients’ experiences with tests and treatments.

Would you be interested in being contacted in the future to take part in research activities about making medical decisions? You will be able to decline to participate when invited.

Please contact us with your name and phone number and indicate your agreement to be contacted in the future.

Participate in Your Care!

What is shared decision making? Check out this animated short on shared decision making!

Are you making a tough health decision? Try working through the Ottawa Personal Decision Guide (OPDG).

The OPDG is designed to help you think through any health-related decision. It will help you identify your decision making needs, plan the next steps, track progress, and share your views about the decision. Learn more about why Shared Decision Making is important here.

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