The CROC Podcast
Ep15: Who's really making your medical decisions?


Who’s really making your medical decisions?

In today’s episode Angel and Dr. E interview CROC’s old friend Dr. Len Berry as well as Dr. Dawn Stacey, Dr. Karina Steffensen, and Karina Olling who will discuss their recently published article on shared decision making with particular emphasis on expanding the nurses role in the crucial and sentinel early moments of your diagnosis and treatment plan options.

Dawn Stacey

Full Professor and RN, PhD, CON(C), FCAHS, FCAN, FAAN

2005 Ph.D. Population Health University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2000 M.Sc.N. Nursing University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
1987 B.Sc.N. Nursing McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Dawn Stacey

Karina Dahl Steffensen

MD, PhD, MD, PhD

Photo of Karina Dahl Steffensen

Karina Olling


Leonard L. Berry

University Distinguished Professor of Marketing Regents Professor
M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership
Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement


Module: Shared Decision Making

Episode: Who’s really making your medical decisions?

Referenced on the show

Today’s Kick Off Story: Two clinical vignettes about Decision Regret

Article:  The Invisible Roles of Oncology Nurses in Shared Decision Making

Patient Decision Aids From the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

CROC gratitude shout outs

Angel Santana – Have Faith Let It Begin
Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

Charlotte Larsen –
Michael Benzaia –

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash