Clear information. Informed decisions.

About the Center

The Center for Collaborative Care Decisions’ mission is to improve the quality of health decisions and promote health equity by engaging patients and the public using clear communication, quality evidence, and patient-centered goals of care. 


Our team is working on projects related to shared decision making, patient decision aids, and stakeholder engagement. We use standard research methods to test these processes. Learn more about what we do and find resources to help your projects here.

Shared Decison Making

The process in which both the patient and physician contribute to the medical decision-making process and agree on treatment decisions.

Patient Decision Aids

 Tools, used by physicians with their patients, to help them make deliberate and informed choices about their care.

Research Resources

The Center is interested in developing research projects that test the impact of several patient-focused measures and frameworks and observing those outcomes.

Clinical Resources

Learn how to engage shared decision making processes and patient decision aids into your clinical practice.

Example Projects

From research publications to patient decision making aids, members of the center have developed several projects with a hope to improve health equity and health decision making. Observe past and present projects, presentations, publications and more from the Center for Collaborative Care Decisions.

Connect With Us

Interested in collaborating with the Center for Collaborative Care Decisions? Get in touch with our team.