SHARE Approach Webinars

AHRQ offers accredited Webinars on topics related to the implementation of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and shared decision making.

Upcoming Webinars

Register for Free AHRQ Webinar on Shared Decision Making for Chronic Conditions and Long Term Care Planning

An AHRQ webinar on July 26 will examine how shared decision making can be used to manage chronic conditions and facilitate the long term care planning needs of aging Veterans and adults with chronic conditions.

Experts will address: (1) how Dartmouth's School of Medicine is using shared decision making to improve care management of individuals with chronic conditions, and (2) how the Veteran's Administration is implementing shared decision making to engage Veterans in their long term care planning decisions.

Confirmed speakers and topics:

  • Cathleen Marrow, M.D., Dartmouth, Geisel School of Medicine: Chronic Disease and Shared Decision Making: Practical Applications
  • Sheri Reder, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., VA Puget Sound Health Care System: Shared Decision Making for Aging Veterans: It's a Team Effort Moderator
  • Arlene Bierman, M.D., M.S., Director of Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, AHRQ

This activity will be accredited for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and certified health education specialists. Continuing education credit will be available through Professional Education Services Group.

Register now to secure a spot for this webinar.

Past Webinars

May 4, 2016: Shared Decision Making Tools for Lung Cancer Screening


  • Robert Volk, Ph.D. (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center):  Evidence-based Policy Recommendations about Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening and Introduction of an Implementation Toolkit that Meets Current Policy Requirements.
  • Richard Street, Jr, Ph.D. (Texas A&M University and Baylor College of Medicine):  Practical Strategies for Implementing High Quality Shared Decision Making Processes in the Primary Care Setting.


  • Monique D. Cohen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

December 9, 2015: Implementation of Shared Decision Making with Low Health Literacy Patients


  • Mary Politi, Ph.D. (Washington University School of Medicine): Facilitating Shared Decision Making Among Patients with Limited Health Literacy.
  • Annie LeBlanc, Ph.D. (Mayo Clinic): Adopting a User-Centered Approach to Shared Decision Making Among Patients with Limited Health Literacy.


  • Cindy Brach, M.P.P., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

July 15, 2015: Implementing Shared Decision Making In Varied Practice Settings


  • David Arterburn, M.D., M.P.H. (Group Health Research Institute): Implementing Shared Decision Making in Specialty Care Settings: Challenges and Solutions.
  • Karen Sepucha, Ph.D. and Leigh H. Simmons, M.D. (Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School): Shared Decision Making and the Patient-Centered Medical Home.
  • Lyle Fagnan, M.D. and Mark Remiker, M.A. (Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network, Oregon Health and Science University): Integrating Shared Decision Making into Small and Rural Primary Care Practices.


  • Alaina Fournier, Ph.D., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

May 18, 2015: Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making


  • France Légaré, M.D. (Université Laval, Quebec): Barriers to Shared Decision Making from the Patient’s Perspective and Strategies to Overcome Them.
  • Mark Friedberg, M.D. (Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Rand Corporation): Barriers to Shared Decision Making from the Provider’s Perspective and Strategies to Overcome Them.
  • Alaina Fournier, Ph.D. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality): What AHRQ Learned about Barriers to Shared Decision Making During the Development of the SHARE Approach.


  • Rebecca Burkholder, J.D., National Consumers League.

March 18, 2015: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and the Use of Decision Aids to Facilitate Shared Decision Making


  • Johann Chanin, RN, M.S.N. (Patient-Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood): Current NCQA requirements for PCMHs and ACOs regarding shared decision making to foster patient-centered care.
  • Victor Montori, M.D. (Mayo Clinic): How patient decision aids based on PCOR can facilitate shared decision making.
  • Alaina Fournier, Ph.D. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality): How the SHARE Approach helps providers learn key shared decision making skills and use PCOR information tools from AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program.


  • Nilay Shah, Ph.D., M.S., Mayo Clinic.
Page last reviewed July 2016
Internet Citation: SHARE Approach Webinars. Content last reviewed July 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.