Shared decision-making is an effective approach to ensure patient and family involvement in decision-making and tailoring of treatment plans to meet goals. Jay Shubrook, DO, Robert Eckel, MD, and Patricia Montesinos, CRNP, CDE discuss how to interview and bring their patients to a collaborative discussion and joint treatment plan.
Episode 4 – Shared Decision-Making
Jay Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP is a Family Physician and Fellowship trained Diabetologist. He is currently a Professor at Touro University California. Dr. Shubrook’s professional work and passion focuses on preparing the primary care workforce to better manage diabetes; and optimizing the prevention and treatment of diabetes. He served as the Director of an integrated comprehensive diabetes care center and also as the Director of Clinical Research at both Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (HCOM) and more recently Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine; and is the immediate past Chair of the Primary Care Advisory Board of the American Diabetes Association.
Patricia Montesinos, CRNP, CDE is a graduate of the University of Maryland Family Nurse Practitioner Program and Georgetown University School of Nursing Undergraduate Program. She has 8 years of experience in the field of endocrinology and diabetes and currently works at the Medstar Diabetes Institute on the Pathway Program. This program is an innovative technology-enabled program focusing on improving glycemic control and reducing healthcare utilization for high risk adults with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes.
Robert Eckel, MD is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and currently the Charles A. Boettcher II Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis, Professor of Medicine with appointments in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Division of Cardiology, and professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Anschutz Medical Campus, and director of the Lipid Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital. He also was a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. In addition, he served as President of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity and then president of the American Heart Association.