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
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 Supporting shared decision making using an Option Grid for osteoarthritis of the knee in an interface musculoskeletal clinic: A stepped wedge trial
Patient Education & Counseling, October 30, 2015; In Absentia: An Exploratory Study of How Patients Are Considered in Multidisciplinary Cancer Team Meetings
PLoS Once, October 6, 2015;10: Trustworthy guidelines - excellent; customized care tools - even better
BMC Medicine, September 2015; 13:199 Using Option Grids: steps toward shared decision-making for neonatal circumcision
Patient Education and Counseling, August 24, 2015; Patients recording clinical encounters: a path to empowerment? Assessment by mixed methods.
BMJ, August 11, 2015; 5(8):e008566
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