Shared Decision Making about congenital nevi

Division of Dermatology

This project is led by Dr. Carrie Coughlin and aims to:

Aim 1: Elicit patient/family and clinician preferences and goals in imaging and surgical management of congenital nevi to inform development of a decision aid.

Aim 2: Determine feasibility, acceptability, and usability ofa decision aid used in clinic visits to support decisions about imaging and surgery for patients with CMN.

This project is led by Dr. Carrie Coughlin, with Dr. Mary Politi as a mentor along with support from the Division of Dermatology.

Funds raised for Pediatric Dermatology Research. (2021). Division of Dermatology. Published October 21, 2021.

Coughlin, C.C., Politi, M.C. (2021) Shared Decision-making in Dermatologic Care: A Call for More Training and Resources. JAMA Dermatol. 157(3):271–272. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5360

Kozina, Y., Politi, M.C. & Coughlin, C.C. (2021). Shared decision making in pediatric dermatology: context, opportunities, and practical examples. Curr Opin Pediatr.33(4):402-409. DOI: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000001039.

This project is supported by the Dermatology Foundation.