Glyn Elwyn, MD, MSc, FRCGP, PhD
Professor and Senior Scientist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Curriculum VitaeGlyn Elwyn CV
2001-present: Visiting Chair, The Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen,The Netherlands
2005-present: Distinguished Research Chair, Cardiff University, Wales
2015-present: Visiting Professor, Research Department of Clinical, Education & Health Psychology, University College London, UK
Areas of Expertise
Glyn Elwyn is a clinician, researcher, and innovator. He is a tenured professor, physician and researcher at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, USA and at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands.
He is a Visiting Professor at University College London and retains an Honorary Chair at Cardiff University, UK.
After reading the humanities he qualified in medicine (UK), completed a Masters in Education, and obtained his PhD in 2001 at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands with Professor Richard Grol.
He leads an international and interdisciplinary team examining the implementation of shared decision making into clinical settings, investigates the design and impact of Option GridsTM patient decision aids, evidence-based tools to facilitate better clinical conversations. He has developed the Observer OPTION and CollaboRATE measures of shared decision making. He is the lead editor of Shared decision making: Evidence Based Patient Choice, Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 2016. Peer-reviewed publications: 331, H-index 76.
2014: Recognized ‘Champion of Shared Decision Making’, Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
2013: Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to Shared Decision Making, Lima Conference, ISDM
BMJ Open, September 9, 2016;6: e01256210.1136/bmjopen-2016-012562 Clinical encounters in the post-guidelines era
BMJ, June 27, 2016; Enhancing Shared Decision Making Through Carefully Designed Interventions That Target Patient And Provider Behavior
Health Affairs (Millwood), April 1, 2016;35: 605-12 An open letter to The BMJ editors on qualitative research
BMJ, February 10, 2016;352: 'Much clearer with pictures': using community-based participatory research to design and test a Picture Option Grid for underserved patients with breast cancer
BMJ Open, February 2, 2016;6: Competing priorities in treatment decision-making: a US national survey of individuals with depression and clinicians who treat depression
BM Open, January 8, 2016;6: Patient Decision Aids: A Case for Certification at the National Level in the United States
Journal of Clinical Ethics, Winter 2015;26: 306-11
In the MediaHow to Out-Argue Your Doctor with Data The Health Care Blog, June 8, 2015
Shared decision making and the use of patient decision aids Health Affairs Blog , December 17, 2014
Recording Doctor-Patient Consultations BBC World Service, June 18, 2014
Crowdsourcing Health Care—Hope or Hype? BMJ Blog, April 29, 2014
Providers Help Patients Address Emotion, Money, Health Literacy Modern Health Care, December 7, 2013
Patient, help heal thyself: A case for letting patients help pick their treatments Boston Globe Magazine: The Medical Issue, October 13, 2013