Cincinnati--Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine,
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, was elected president of
the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) at its recent annual
meeting. Tsevat will spend the next year as president-elect and take
over the responsibilities of office the following year. SMDM, founded
in Cincinnati by UC faculty and others in 1979, is an international
organization of 1,000 members interested in improving the clinical
health of individuals and informing societal health policy decisions.